[aur-general] Submitting a new package (sunjdk)

M Rawash mrawash at gmail.com
Sun Apr 5 18:04:16 EDT 2009

On Sun, 2009-04-05 at 23:45 +0200, xyne wrote:
> Hi,
> Both of those packages (jdk and jre) are already in the community repo. In general you shouldn't upload packages to the AUR that already exist in core/extra/community (I think developmental versions and other variations are permitted as long as they're properly named).
> Could you explain why you've created such a package? If you're trying to achieve something specific then perhaps someone on the list can offer some suggestions of how to proceed.
> Regards,
> Xyne

jdk and jre in [community] are not updated as often as they should be
imo (currently out-of-date, again), and the only other option is
jre/jdk_beta, which are, well, beta!

also, my package installs both jdk and jre (in the same manner as
openjdk) so users don't download the same binary package twice (a la
jre/jdk_beta) if they are unaware..


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