[lsb-discuss] LSB conf call notes for 2008-07-30

Alan Cox alan at lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk
Fri Aug 8 10:48:09 PDT 2008

> don't know about actually installing into a pathname such as
> "/usr/bin/java"; I suspect that's a grey area, especially if the
> package doesn't by default install into /usr/bin/java, except via an
> /etc/alternates mechanism where the user explicitly asks that a
> symlink get created from /usr/bin/java to kaffe.

If it is a grey area then the LSB should not specify java
as /usr/bin/java. The LSB shouldn't be involved in grey areas and
likewise IMHO it should not therefore mandate java in any way.

Describing what a java on LSB will do and where it is yes, but requiring
it - no

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