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

Lucas Salies Brum lucas at archlinux.com.br
Mon Apr 6 00:44:01 EDT 2009

IMHO, maintain this package on AUR is waste of time.

Lucas Saliés Brum

2009/4/5 M Rawash <mrawash at gmail.com>

> On Mon, 2009-04-06 at 20:25 +1930, Angel Velásquez wrote:
> > > not really, unless you regard kde packages in [extra] as duplicates of
> > > those in [kde-mod]. jre and jdk is just sun's jdk split into two
> > > packages for the sole purpose of having smaller binary packages, but
> > > serve no purpose at all if you are building from a pkgbuild.
> > >
> >
> > First of all kde-mod is a good project, but their binaries are not
> > official, and they can duplicate what they want on their repos.
> not exactly what i meant, sunjdk doesn't split the official package, in
> the same way kde in [extra] doesn't. if it's up to me jre and jdk
> wouldn't exist, but to those who only need java support for their
> browser, they couldn't care less about jdk, so it's better for those to
> have a smaller package to download and install, thus the kde-mod
> analogy.
> if you compared my package to jre in [community], you'll notice that i
> haven't added any extra sources, i just decided to install the rest of
> the package.
> cheers.

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