On 18.02.2014 23:35, Florian Weimer wrote: > * Timo Aaltonen: > >>> We have a bootstrapping issue with this.. upstream CVS repo ships with >>> 'lib/bootstrap-relaxngcc.jar' which is used to generate the files for >>> the parser. And since the source tarball can't include that relaxngcc >>> has no way to enter Debian? >>> >>> Fedora doesn't seem to care, they used to have a version where it used >>> the embedded jar file, but the one that entered the archive used the >>> same build system as our original upload.. >> >> sending to debian-java too in case someone has ideas.. > > Just use a cyclic build dependency. They are annoying, but less > problematic for Arch: all packages.
How would that work in practice? Ship the generated files in the tarball and document the build in README.source? Or try to build a stripped version that's capable of generating the parser as a second stage? -- t __ 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.