[aur-general] openjdk dev packages.

Peter Lewis plewis at aur.archlinux.org
Wed Oct 20 05:37:16 EDT 2010

On Tuesday 19 October 2010 at 22:51 Ray Rashif wrote:
> > There's currently a very out of date openjdk development version package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 be deleted for being very out of date, orphaned and no longer building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.

Yeah, this is a good point. Okay, I'll delete it then.


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