Bug#464735: libswt3.2-gtk-java is not using the alternatives system
konqueror at gmx.de
Mon Feb 11 13:12:27 UTC 2008
tag 464735 wontfix
On Fri, Feb 08, 2008 at 07:05:11PM +0100, klaus zerwes wrote:
> Package: libswt3.2-gtk-java
> Version: 3.2.1-4
> Unfortunately libswt3.2-gtk-java is not using the alternatives system
> like libswt-gtk-3.2-java. This makes it impossible / hard to package
> other software depending one libswt3.2-gtk-java OR libswt-gtk-3.2-java.
> I would recommend using the alternatives system like libswt-gtk-3.2-java
> and additionally use /usr/share/java for the jars (this may be a symlink
> t /usr/lib/eclipse).
> See "Debian policy for Java" Chapter 2. Policy; 2.4. Java libraries:
> "Their classes must be in jar archive(s) in the directory /usr/share/java"
Thats not possible at all. libswt-gtk-3.2-java is not in the archive
anymore. The standalone SWT package got upgraded to 3.3 while the
version from Eclipse package does not yet.
Use the alternatives system is no solution in the long run either. We
should just drop one SWT from the archive.
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