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Mike Detwiler wrote:
Daniel B. Thurman wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> Since I am doing java development on Fedora Core 5, I am using the
> jpackage repo so that I can have java packages such as Maven, Tomcat,
> and so on but I am using the [generic] and [generic-non-free]
> packages and not the [fc] package because it has never worked.
> Anyway, most of the Java package installs/updates fine so as long as
> castor and geronimo are excluded from the list. I never could
> understand why this is *always* the case since the beginning of FC5
> release when including the jpackage repo.
There is an explanation in comment#5 here:
> Does anyone have any suggestions or comments regarding the jpackage
> repos and if the dependency problems will ever be resolved for Fedora
From the same comment it looks like this will not be fixed until FC6.
The geronimo-specs package in FC=development is still at 1.0M2.
The new geronimo-specs 1.0 package from JPackage will build on Fedora
(for the most part) by calling `javac' and `javadoc' directly. This
avoids having to bring in maven, saxon, and the many other dependencies
the JPackage package has, and will provide soem much needed API's.
Hopefully Gary or someone else is willing to take a look at this. This
will bring the FC version up to date and at the same time make it
compatible with JPackage.
The only issue I know of is to make sure that the classpathx packages
which provide jta and jaf alternatives work with the geronimo API's of
the same name.
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