Bug#576261: missing dependency declaration on a JDK
martin f krafft
madduck at debian.org
Tue Apr 6 06:07:17 UTC 2010
also sprach Torsten Werner <mail.twerner at googlemail.com> [2010.04.03.1012 +0200]:
> > java2-runtime-headless is not a JDK, is it?
> The error message is wrong. Tomcat depends on a JRE but should recommend a JDK.
> > Please reopen the bug.
> Why? We do not fix bugs in stable except for security issues and very
> serious bugs.
Because it fails to install without a JDK, and it's thus a policy
violation, which /can/ be fixed in a stable update.
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