[aur-general] Java name guideliness

Marcel Korpel marcel.lists at gmail.com
Tue Sep 23 16:13:47 UTC 2014

On Wed, Sep 10, 2014 at 4:22 AM, Det <nimetonmaili at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.
> This also means we can currently do:
> $ man java-openjdk8
> $ man java-jdk8
> To access the man pages.

For what it's worth, I support this naming scheme.

Kind regards,

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