JMC package and linking libraries

Jie Kang jkang at
Mon Dec 3 15:11:14 UTC 2018


Sorry for the noise all, I didn't intend to send this to list. For
more context, it's to do with attempts to package JMC in Fedora that
Salman announced @

Sincere apologies,

On Mon, Dec 3, 2018 at 8:49 AM Jie Kang <jkang at> wrote:
> Hi,
> When sym-linking all dependent library jars, JMC unfortunately pulls
> in eclipse-platform package as a dependency to satisfy some of the
> jars. This package brings in 397 M worth of dependencies, even though
> the jars that we are interested in are only a tiny fraction of that;
> JMC itself is less than 70 M, with the RPM being slightly smaller due
> to some features being removed.
> I think Fedora's bundled library policy has become less strict but it
> would still not correct for us to deliver JMC with eclipse packages
> bundled. I don't think there's anything we can do except ask for the
> eclipse package to ship sub-packages, if at all possible. Is this even
> an issue to worry about?
> Regards,

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