please don't fork javahelper

Wolodja Wentland debian at
Sun Jun 9 17:25:33 UTC 2013

On Sun, Jun 09, 2013 at 13:03 -0400, Paul Tagliamonte wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 09, 2013 at 06:24:25PM +0200, Thomas Koch wrote:

> > So your plan to fork javahelper and to create just another packaging tool 
> > terrified me. Are you really sure that you need to fork javahelper and that you 
> > can not extend javahelper for your needs?
> Terrified is a bit strong.
> There won't be code copies if we can prevent it (it'd have to be really
> unexpected at this point) and extend / wrap the existing tool where we can't.

I agree wholeheartedly with this. It might make sense to clarify this in the
GSoC project description lest other people also be misled.
Wolodja <debian at>

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