java again really
k5di at zianet.com
Sat Jan 5 17:20:35 UTC 2008
Craig White wrote:
> On Sat, 2008-01-05 at 08:39 -0700, Karl Larsen wrote:
>> Well I looked for jpackage-util and got this:
>> [root at k5di ~]# yum install jpackage-util
>> Setting up Install Process
>> Parsing package install arguments
>> No package jpackage-util available.
>> Nothing to do
>> [root at k5di ~]#
>> Then went to the web page and it has a special file for getting to
>> the jpackage.repo which I balk at because new repo's are not good as a
>> rule. Since I did set up my java in a manual way I'm not sure I want to
>> mess up what works :-)
> You can't make an omelet without breaking some eggs.
> That said, I am quite certain that lacking the information about basic
> Fedora packaging, the various packages that depend upon Java, how java
> is supposed to work, what Java actually is and how it is used, what the
> various versions of Java represent, where things are traditionally
> installed, environmental variables that the various Java implementations
> might require, what the intent of the free-java is, what reasonable
> tests would be in establishing whether you have a properly functioning
> java, in essence, lacking all predicate information of what is to be
> accomplished and why, that your efforts would lack credibility and have
> no relevance for anyone except you.
> Just sayin...but recognizing that the lack of predicate understanding
> doesn't seem to ever stop you from overreaching.
I muddle along and did discover that F8 has a rpm called
jpackage-utils-1.7.3-1jpp.3.fc8 and it does something I am not aware of.
But with patience I will find out.
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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