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Bug 63275 - dev-java/velocity uses packed jars
Summary: dev-java/velocity uses packed jars
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: New packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All All
: High normal (vote)
Assignee: Java team
Keywords: InVCS
Depends on:
Blocks: 69972
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Reported: 2004-09-08 08:23 UTC by Thomas Matthijs (RETIRED)
Modified: 2005-12-08 17:50 UTC (History)
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New ebuild to build velocity from source jars (velocity-1.4.ebuild,2.45 KB, text/plain)
2004-11-09 09:41 UTC, Vibhav Garg (RETIRED)

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Description Thomas Matthijs (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2004-09-08 08:23:41 UTC
Following the new java policy, packages shouldn't rely on packed jars, dependencies need to be added on our own packages and used.
Comment 1 Vibhav Garg (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2004-11-09 09:41:04 UTC
Created attachment 43613 [details]
New ebuild to build velocity from source jars

New ebuild that builds velocity from source jars. The following packages have
been fixed

There are no builds available for 
Comment 2 Jan Brinkmann (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2004-11-12 07:48:27 UTC

- that is the main problem of this bug. it seems to be a lot of work to build it from source. it is available but werken-xpath uses very old versions of libraries which are needed to compile the project. it asked the developers to update their project to make sure one can compile it with todays libraries, but they said that they wont do it. they said to me i should ask the velocity team to remove the deprecated library, i did that but there is no response email since yet. we could provide a binary ebuild for werken-xpath, but if you use the version which is available on you're  not able to compile velocity.
Comment 3 Josh Nichols (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2005-12-07 22:07:28 UTC
I just added werken-0.9.4-beta to portage. This was based on the work done by  
I should be able to commit a new revision that no longer uses bundled jars in  
the next day or two.  
Comment 4 Josh Nichols (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2005-12-08 17:50:25 UTC
Fixed in CVS.