Bug#458412: tomcat5.5: tomcat5.5 should depend on java2-compiler
konqueror at gmx.de
Wed Jan 2 10:45:05 UTC 2008
On Mon, Dec 31, 2007 at 05:14:12AM +0200, Matti Lindell wrote:
> Package: tomcat5.5
> Version: 5.5.25-4
> Severity: wishlist
> tomcat5.5 should have alternate depends on java2-compiler instead of
> java2-runtime as JDK is required for running a tomcat instance.
> Installing tomcat5.5 without package that provides java2-compiler seems
> to cause problems described in
java2-compiler would be a wrong dependency as this only a compiler,
without class library or runtime. Its only provided by sun-java5-jdk and
sun-java6-jdk. We should really remove this virtual package from our
The main problem is that we cannot differentiate between JRE and JDK.
This needs to be solved first. We really need to update and then implement
the new Java Policy.
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