[aur-general] Java name guideliness

Rafael Ferreira rafael.f.f1 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 10 11:43:58 UTC 2014

2014-09-09 23:22 GMT-03:00 Det <nimetonmaili at gmail.com>:
> Enough of that already. Why I chose the "java-8-jdk" naming comes from the
> fact that "java-8-openjdk" sounds like we're trying to do "java-<major
> version>-<project name>". The project name of JDK is not "Oracle JDK", and
> that's why I chose it. Now, OpenJDK apparently still calls these projects by
> their "base name"[3], but _I_ would still prefer (read: I don't "refuse"; I
> prefer) having packages called "jdk8-openjdk" and "jdk" that install in
> "/usr/lib/jvm/java-8-openjdk/" and "/usr/lib/jvm/java-8-jdk/", respectively.

+1 for 'java-8-jdk' and 'java-8-jre' is a good name. Just would be
nice to have the word "Oracle" in the description, so a "yaourt -Ss
oracle" could easily track your package.

Rafael Ferreira

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