<Swing Dev> Request for review: Bug 100054: Make building the Nimbus look 'n' feel optional
aph at redhat.com
Fri May 15 13:39:18 UTC 2009
Peter Zhelezniakov wrote:
> Andrew Haley wrote:
>> We are not in a position to dictate to a user exactly which version of
>> JIBX will be installed on their system. Therefore, if JIBX is now a
>> dependency of OpenJDK we'll have to find a way to make OpenJDK work
>> with whatever versions of JIBX people choose.
> To make it clear: JIBX is not a runtime dependency. It is used at build
> time only.
> OpenJDK does work regardless of JIBX presence.
Sure, thanks for clarifying, but it makes no difference to the real
situation: we are not in a position to dictate to someone building
OpenJDK exactly which version of JIBX will be installed on their system.
The build systems used by distros aren't guaranteed to have exactly
Version X of JIBX.
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