libgnujaxp-java needed ?

Michael Koch konqueror at
Thu Dec 22 12:44:40 UTC 2005

On Thu, Dec 22, 2005 at 12:28:31PM +0100, Arnaud Vandyck wrote:
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> Wolfgang Baer wrote:
> > @Arnaud, as Chris already said its not so easy to use it together with
> > non-free JDKs. Also keep in mind that using different XML libraries
> > would at least need some setting of properties which is not what
> > you can expect from an user using a non-free JDK - they are ok with
> > what ships with the JDK, IMHO.
> It's easy to choose your xml parser if you want, I don't understant the
> headache thing. Anyway we could remove libgnujaxp-java and ask Michael
> to provide a separate binary package with classpath (only jar the
> necessary classes)
> Comments?

I think that we should just remove libgnujaxp-java. We dont neet it
anymore. It was mainly to ve able to process XML with classpath based
VMs. Its no put into classpath itself and the standalone need is gone.
Non-free vms have a XML parser built-in.

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