[aur-general] openjdk dev packages.

Ray Rashif schiv at archlinux.org
Tue Oct 19 17:51:37 EDT 2010

On 20 October 2010 04:08, Peter Lewis <plewis at aur.archlinux.org> wrote:
> Hi folks,
> There's currently a very out of date openjdk development version package here:
> http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=14671
> It's also currently orphaned and doesn't build any more. However, there's
> quite a lot of information in there and though it would probably normally be
> deleted for being very out of date, orphaned and no longer building on a
> current system, I don't want to delete it due to the work that's obviously
> gone into it. This would probably have to be redone if and when someone wanted
> an openjdk development package.
> It should be probably renamed openjdk-dev and given some love... does anyone
> who knows more about building Java fancy taking it under their wing?
> Otherwise, I suppose that we can just leave it orphaned for such a time as
> someone does...

I don't see what's so special about this to keep. It implies
partiality and that's not good. We have openjdk6 for reference if
anyone wants to maintain a similar package. But, IMO.

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