[Live-demo] Ideas for Collaboration

Stefan Hansen stefan.hansen at lisasoft.com
Thu Apr 16 20:37:06 PDT 2009

Hamish wrote:
> the best solution for all is to try and package these java apps as .debs
> and submit them to DebianGIS for official inclusion in debian and ubuntu.
> anything else is (in the long term) wasted effort through duplication.
> if the packages need a lot of work before that day, work can start in the
> debianGIS svn and the build script can checkout the latest control/rules
> files from debianGIS svn and build .debs locally. Or just add file blobs
> [or ./configure; make; make install scripts] as a included file [or hook
> script].

The problem with most of the java apps is, that their building process
uses maven, which loads all dependencies dynamically. From my
understanding, this is not allowed for deb-packages. Do you have a
solution for this problem? Or am even wrong in this point?


Stefan Hansen
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