[aur-requests] [PRQ#1141] Deletion Request for oraclejdk6-32

Patrick Burroughs (Celti) celticmadman at gmail.com
Fri Oct 17 15:17:53 UTC 2014

On Fri, Oct 17, 2014 at 7:56 AM,  <notify at aur.archlinux.org> wrote:
> Nowaker [1] filed a deletion request for oraclejdk6-32 [2]:
> Not sure how to respond to a request filed against my package, so
> doing it this way...

I believe you're supposed to do it this way, by replying on the
aur-requests list.

> Please do not delete, there isn't anything bad in these packages. They
> do their job - they are perfectly usable on Teamcity build agents for
> running unit tests and integration tests against multiple Java
> version. Yes, even those deprecated ones.

I must second this; I require Java 6 for a few applications at work
that refuse to work with a newer version; there is no reason to remove
them when they still work and can be useful.


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