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On 30/12/13 21:03, tony mancill wrote: > On 12/30/2013 11:54 AM, Daniel Pocock wrote: >> >> >> On 30/12/13 20:35, Thomas Koch wrote: >>> On Monday, December 30, 2013 10:19:53 AM Daniel Pocock wrote: >>>> Tony made some commits in Git and it appears he is working to >>>> resolve this >>>> >>>> The rename of the binary package from >>>> libclosure-compiler-java -> closure-compiler should probably >>>> be done now as well to get this out of the way well before >>>> the Jessie release. >>>> >>>> I've made the changes for a rename on a branch called >>>> "pkgrename" and pushed that into Git >>>> >>>> Tony, are you making another upload shortly, would you like >>>> to merge pkgrename perhaps? >>> >>> closure compiler is also a library dependency, e.g. of gwt. It >>> might be a good idea to provide two binary packages, one for >>> the library jar and another one for the manpage + executable. >> >> That is awkward with an executable JAR, it is just a single >> artifact that can be used either way > > It means that the "closure-compiler" binary package is merely the > /usr/bin/ symlink and the dependency on jarwrapper. > > I don't know that it really matters much - the reason for the > rename is to make the binary package easier to find, but the > current java library package is named correctly (as per policy and > ease of locating) as well. > > I'm not sure if there is a best practice for executable JARs that > are used in both contexts, but adding an additional binary package > doesn't seem too bad. > - From a useability perspective, I agree that the two packages is more appealing I'll change my own packages to depend on closure-compiler when it exists I'd suggest doing the new binary package before doing the update to the latest code, then it will be easier for the FTP masters to review -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.12 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG with Icedove - http://www.enigmail.net/ iQIcBAEBCAAGBQJSwdJ9AAoJEOm1uwJp1aqDFocP+wV2PFBQl4/4YBc/Hn/UJEhR wWhLJS8LlqHzqb3y+f5V/ezK55AYx/G0RWBSWxhsh9xmmOZFF4xqlF/k3wY2kjt4 YehjW8Px+Kn3VDLsb0Fyo6CSGk7N8rathGtcYbLIWDu2Qs/btlucPkdpk4Q8eoYM tf7eMs15tESNyVNkYGSbQ4Tltj1g6W/ZWlXxRnSPVBLSqUBqlXMoUcq/sFgsa/in OpSiszWakp99AMv6MubvM25kKKvlMzVhK9gf2OZ1I8JiX5dFiHw+/liRpRDDnFY+ mfNnvD58LNEvkVVV9xWCG3yVkj8uby8Zd3tBOn4MH2LuagUUUXdFL7neM2l+sSIi 04wua8i7nP0xyqc04Lxvkyt3Se6ro0Vsx6GKfXmR4kcoHjTmJGyWFTru4nPBd9QP 9Iqsk82Ym017nY181+NClgZZDmzxcR3xn8Lv29Adv4rYju4wOfoy6GGQUd2Iwyat 6OP3roxd03bOWXhIi83U72JWwCOxV00RVtLXfmWQFYD2Z6Yt5R4cCJXeZs8/sJZF sOpWWqadbGlUZViN0CJEuTIOBsZQFSt+hQxhNDMD0BFqgnybSkcmEg0j4USougNB lc5jOieLL9V3MoB/El5ht9dylzv9XK5vFG385U94YflxpVuV0MJ4cmyF4L1tRHSX yNzQjg+CE79snZpN8usR =BMiD -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- __ This is the maintainer address of Debian's Java team <http://lists.alioth.debian.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/pkg-java-maintainers>. Please use debian-j...@lists.debian.org for discussions and questions.