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Re: BlueJ Advice Needed

2009/6/9 Frank Murphy (Frankly3d) <frankly3d gmail com>:
> Hoping to package BlueJ.
> http://www.bluej.org/about/what.html
> Q1:
> http://www.bluej.org/download/download.html
> Downloadable jar file, (and use contents of)
> or
> http://www.bluej.org/download/source-download.html
> Contains mix of Win\Mac\*nix stuff in the source zip

The package must be built from source so the second option in this case.

> Q2:
> The third party bits that are required to run the BlueJ,
> have to be removed from the BlueJ Package as per
> https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-legal-list/2009-June/msg00004.html
> If not already included in FP,
> they would have to be packaged separately,
> from their upstream sites?

Dependencies should be packaged separately and from upstream. There
are exceptions to this but they are rare and should generally be
avoided if possible. A lot of the dependencies may well already be
packaged within Fedora

> Q3:
> Is there anyone in devel-list who has packaged *java apps* who
> would be willing to guide me as this would be my first package.

fedora-java-list is a good place to find java packagers although i am
sure there are some here too.

> Q4:
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging/Java
> is most current re. java?

Those are the guidelines (for java packages) which should generally be
adhered to in addition to the standard packaging guidelines.

There are 10 kinds of people in the world: Those who understand binary
and those who don't...

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