If Icedtea-web is the plug-in component for OpenJDK upstream, its name should be openjdk-plugin !
aph at redhat.com
Mon Apr 16 03:37:40 PDT 2012
On 04/16/2012 11:31 AM, Fernando Cassia wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 06:31, Andrew Haley <aph at redhat.com> wrote:
>> What exactly would you do? Make openjdk depend on the plugin? A
>> virtual package that depended on bot? Or... ?
> My view was not making openjdk depend on the plug-in, just a renaming so
> "yum install openjdk7*" would pick openjdk (the jvm) and openjdk-plugin.
> Notice the asterisk.
> Also people looking for "openJDK" on the graphical package managers would
> see not only the JVM but also the plug-in.
> But, of course, people who just do a "yum install openjdk" would get only
> the jvm, not the plug-in.
> It think this is a middle ground that would please almost everyone.
Maybe, but I am worried that calling the plugin package openjdk-plugin
would be misleading: the plugin isn't part of OpenJDK. And, you might
reply that the user doesn't care; but the stakeholders in OpenJDK (or
at least some of them) do care. I'm trying to think of a way around
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