If Icedtea-web is the plug-in component for OpenJDK upstream, its name should be openjdk-plugin !
aph at redhat.com
Mon Apr 16 02:48:16 PDT 2012
On 04/16/2012 10:31 AM, Andrew Haley wrote:
> On 04/16/2012 10:20 AM, Jiri Vanek wrote:
>> On 04/16/2012 10:32 AM, Andrew Haley wrote:
>>> On 04/15/2012 08:27 PM, Fernando Cassia wrote:
>>>> On Sun, Apr 15, 2012 at 16:12, Florian Weimer<fw at deneb.enyo.de> wrote:
>>>> Of course, in this conservative approach, those who type only "yum
>>>> install openjdk" would get just the OpenJDK and not IcedTea, just as
>>>> happens right now. But the openjdk-plugin alias name to Icedtea would
>>>> greatly increase its visibility, *IMHO*
>>> I don't know that it would.
>>> I don't disagree that it would be much better if it were easier to find
>>> the plugin. I think it would be best if the browser told people how to
>>> do it. I'm not convinced that simply calling the plugin openjdk-plugin
>>> would make it easier for many users. But I am open to persuasion.
>> To install icedtea-web together with java-1.x.openjdk is not hard
>> from packager's perspective .... actually why we are not doing it?
> What exactly would you do? Make openjdk depend on the plugin? A
> virtual package that depended on bot? Or... ?
Err, depended on both...
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