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

Ali H. Caliskan ali.h.caliskan at gmail.com
Sun Apr 5 18:07:14 EDT 2009

 jre/jdk_beta should not be beta at all, last time I checked it it was the
stable release.

On Mon, Apr 6, 2009 at 12:04 AM, M Rawash <mrawash at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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 imo (currently out-of-date, again), and the only other option is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..
> regards..

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