needless-dependency-on-jre

All reports of needless-dependency-on-jre for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

The package appear to be a Java library and depending on one or more JRE/JDK packages. As of 05 Apr 2010, the Java Policy no longer mandates that Java libraries depend on Java Runtimes.

If the library package ships executables along with the library, then please consider making this an application package or move the binaries to a (new) application package.

If there is otherwise a valid reason for this dependency, please override the tag.

Refer to http://packages.qa.debian.org/j/java-common/news/20100405T221415Z.html and http://bugs.debian.org/227587 for details.

Severity: normal, Certainty: possible

Check: fields, Type: binary, udeb, source

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