(should be update)
- latest NB releases use some libraries available in java8 e.g.
Nashorn for Java 7 https://bitbucket.org/ramonza/nashorn-backport
- eclipse integration, i/we haven't no intentions to use eclipse libraries (e.
g. eclipse jgit)
- some libraries was updates, and others should be adapted for latest
for now porting of NB is stopped
> ----Messaggio originale----
> Da: sochotnicky(a)redhat.com
> Data: 05/11/2013 18.03
> A: "Development discussions related to
> Ogg: Re: Discontinued Packing of NetBeans IDE
> Quoting Rahul Sundaram (2013-11-05 17:46:55)
>> On Tue, Nov 5, 2013 at 11:45 AM, Manuel Faux wrote:
>>> Is it correct that the NetBeans IDE is currently not packed for Fedora? I
>>> checked the "netbeans" package, which was last built for fc17.
>>> Is there any technical or license reason for this or is just nobody
>>> packing it right now?
>> Someone from Sun used to be the maintainer and noone is doing it right
>> now. No technical or licensing issues if anyone is interested in packaging
>> it afaik.
> More specifically look at:
> Reason nobody picked it up is that is has relatively big dependency chain and
> there was nobody interested enough (from maintainer perspective). Most Java
> packages are in Fedora because they are dependencies of following packages:
> * Tomcat
> * Maven
> * Eclipse
> * WildFly
> * (new) Big Data SIG stuff
> * and of course a few more apps here and there
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