On 16/12/14 3:48 PM, "tony mancill" <tmanc...@debian.org> wrote:
>On 12/14/2014 12:39 PM, Miguel Landaeta wrote: >> Package: src:jruby >> Version: 1.5.6-9 >> Severity: wishlist >> >> I need a recent jruby version so I'll give a try to update this >> package. >> >> It's going to take time as anything related with Maven and missing >> dependencies can take. > >Hi Miguel, Hi and welcome Miguel! >Just so you're aware, and to try to facilitate coordination, Tim Potter >is also working on this and the packaging of the necessary r-deps. An >updated jnr-x86asm is now in experimental as part of that effort. > >Here are the r-dep ITPs I'm aware of, and I think that #771271 is >already covered by the existing jffi package (but which also needs an >update): > >> #771267 [w| | ] [wnpp] ITP: jnr-unixsocket -- Java access to native >>libraries for unix sockets >> #771268 [w| | ] [wnpp] ITP: jnr-enxio -- Java extended native >>cross-platform I/O library >> #771269 [w| | ] [wnpp] ITP: jnr-ffi -- Java library for loading >>native libraries without writing writing JNI code >> #771271 [w| | ] [wnpp] ITP: jnr-jffi -- Low-level library >>implementing the JNR Java foreign function interface >> #771272 [w| | ] [wnpp] ITP: jnr-constants -- Java library to >>encapsulate constants in native libraries These packages are nearly ready to go - there's some technical reason why the jffi (aka jnr-jffi) package doesn't quite work and it's a dependency for everything else. I've also been working on an update to version 1.0 for the yecht package but it has some native JAR weirdness going on that I don't understand. I haven't looked at anything else, so if you want to get started there's plenty of places that need work. >Nice to have multiple folks interested in this. Yup. It's a big project as the build system and dependencies have change considerably since the 1.5 packages were made. Tim.
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