Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 473075
RFE: update NetBeans to 6.5
Last modified: 2009-11-24 23:26:33 EST
Description of problem:
NetBeans 6.5 has been released 
The task is already started ( http://wiki.netbeans.org/FedoraPackagingNB65 ) and the latest version of the NetBeans will be packaged.
NetBeans 6.5 relies on new version of the platform that should be before included into Fedora. See Bug #475058 - Review Request: netbeans-platform9 - NetBeans 6.5 Platform 9.
Do we have any ETA for NetBeans 6.5 ?
Pessimistic Estimated Time of Arrival for the NetBeans 6.5 is the next week.
The task is completed. First release of the NetBeans 6.5 packages in Fedora!
Successful koji build: http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=1058945
Changes in the netbeans-6.5-1 package for fc11:
- Bootstrapping of the spec for IDE of the NetBeans 6.5
- Removing of all binaries-list files
- New dependency on jakarta-oro-2.0.8.jar is added
- The Distribution tag is removed
- jsch 0.1.24 -> 0.1.39
- lucene 2.2.0 -> 2.3.1 (2.3.2)
- netbeans-javaparser 6.1 -> 6.5
- junit4 4.1 -> 4.5
- netbeans-platform9 -> netbeans-platform
- netbeans-platform9-harness -> netbeans-platform-harness
- BR netbeans-platform-harness
- svnClientAdapter 0.9.23 -> 1.4.0
- B(R) subversion-javahl >= 1.5.0
- Creation of the .noautoupdate files is moved to the install section
Please, visit http://www.netbeans.org/ site for more info about the NetBeans 6.5.
A bug in the package?
Discussion about the package: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please, use a secret address :-) email@example.com for hot issues.
A bug in the IDE?
Generic discussion about the IDE: firstname.lastname@example.org
NetBeans Mailing Lists and Forums: http://www.netbeans.org/community/lists/
Welcome to test and use it!
Please fix the OpenJDK build to use the new netbeans platform package naming and respin it for f11.
$ sudo rpm -Uvh netbeans-6.5-1.fc11.noarch.rpm netbeans-6.5-1.fc11.src.rpm netbeans-ide10-6.5-1.fc11.noarch.rpm netbeans-java2-6.5-1.fc11.noarch.rpm netbeans-apisupport1-6.5-1.fc11.noarch.rpm
error: Failed dependencies:
netbeans-svnclientadapter >= 6.5 is needed by netbeans-ide10-6.5-1.fc11.noarch
netbeans-javaparser = 6.5 is needed by netbeans-java2-6.5-1.fc11.noarch
Both netbeans-javaparser-6.5-1.fc11.noarch.rpm and netbeans-svnclientadapter-6.5-1.fc11.noarch.rpm in rawhide repo.
They need to be upgraded up to 6.5 version.
Will there be an update to F10?
An update for F10 is in our plans, but some issues with dependencies on other packages need to be resolved before according to Fedora requirements.
Currently, it is under investigation.
When will OpenJDK be respun with the correct requires? Netbeans is not installable if you have the openjdk -devel package installed.
yes it will, by the end of next week it will be in rawhide.
What are the news regarding F10 ?
Am I only to blind to find it, or are there no plugins for NetBeans in Fedora, providing language support other than for Java (PHP, Groovy, etc.), neither in F10 nor in rawhide?
Only basic modules of the NetBeans IDE are provided by the netbeans.org community for the Linux distributions.
A cause is a number of dependencies on external projects that are not packaged for Linux yet.
BTW. you would help to community by participating in packaging of the required projects. http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/PackageMaintainers/Join
In the current situation, please use NetBeans Update Centers to install required plugins: NetBeans Main Menu/Tools/Plugins/Avalaible Plugins.
Note, NetBeans installed from RPMs has a special configuration of Update Centers that is adopted for Fedora ( see NetBeans Main Menu/Tools/Plugins/Settings )
Netbeans 6.5 works flawlessly with F11 now. I do not know if there are still plans to backport the changes to F10 but afaiac this one can be closed...
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This is old unclosed bug that doesn't require any actions.
I'll close it as WORKSFORME.