[CentOS-devel] Re: [CentOS] RHWAS rebuild efforts
leopinheiro at gmail.com
Tue Apr 17 17:10:50 UTC 2007
Sorry for having been off-topic here.
If someone ever gets interested in this, please contact me on my
personal email (leopinheiro at gmail.com).
On 3/16/07, Leonardo Pinheiro <leopinheiro at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 3/10/07, Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org > wrote:
> > > Can you give us more details on what packages need JDK, and which JDK?
> > > I'd like to understand what is going on, which packages are not ported
> > > to Centosplus yet and why.
> > There are bits of jboss and mod_jk stuff form rhwas4as that need the
> > java stuff.
> > > Do we have to build (compile) JDK?
> > if you want to, but considering its unlikely we will get the sources for
> > 1.5.x jdk, I'd say we might need the route of nosrc.rpm instead :)
> > > Can't we use JPackage.org's and give users instructions on how to
> > > install and enable their repository?
> > Maybe thats possible ( I know at least the mysql-jdbc package has its
> > origins in jpp ) , would you like to take this effort on ?
> > Jim and HughesJr have been looking at the rhwas stuff, if you are
> > interested in taking this up, maybe we can start a wiki page with details.
> > - KB
> Talking about JPackage, besides the JDK, there are *lots* of other packages
> there, some of them only in SRPM by now, some of them not usable yet (1.7b
> is beta). For sure they have been making a good work, and of course it is
> desirable that JPackage 1.7b (or whatever version) goes stable so that we
> have something that is very usable (enterprise/stable).
> If RHWAS needs packages that are provided by JPackage (is this the case?),
> and JPackage provides a great diversity of packages for the Java world,
> I'd like to rise a discussion on this:
> - how to provide a healthy/enterprise/[reasonably community supported] Java
> environment on CentOS
> - if packaging by ourselves is interesting
> - if we could get more engaged on JPackage (or make our own JPackage
> modified version)
> - if it is interesting to make a QA team for the Java Ecosystem on CentOS,
> because of its importance
> What do you thing? What is your opinion?
> Maybe Jim, HughesJr and Karanbir can also speak on this :-)
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