Bug 473075 - RFE: update NetBeans to 6.5
Summary: RFE: update NetBeans to 6.5
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: netbeans
Version: 10
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Victor G. Vasilyev
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On: 475058 479877 480001
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-11-26 14:14 UTC by Chris
Modified: 2009-11-25 04:26 UTC (History)
7 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-11-25 04:26:33 UTC

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Description Chris 2008-11-26 14:14:43 UTC
Description of problem:
NetBeans 6.5 has been released [1]

[1] http://www.netbeans.org/community/releases/65/index.html

Comment 1 Victor G. Vasilyev 2008-12-10 17:35:37 UTC
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.

Comment 2 Pierre-YvesChibon 2009-01-15 08:30:43 UTC
Do we have any ETA for NetBeans 6.5 ?


Comment 3 Victor G. Vasilyev 2009-01-15 12:15:33 UTC
Pessimistic Estimated Time of Arrival for the NetBeans 6.5 is the next week.

Comment 4 Victor G. Vasilyev 2009-01-16 18:02:45 UTC
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: linux-packaging@installer.netbeans.org
Please, use a secret address :-) victor.vasilyev@sun.com for hot issues.

A bug in the IDE?
Generic discussion about the IDE: nbusers@netbeans.org
NetBeans Mailing Lists and Forums: http://www.netbeans.org/community/lists/

Welcome to test and use it!

Comment 5 Nicholas Wourms 2009-01-17 02:30:55 UTC
Please fix the OpenJDK build to use the new netbeans platform package naming and respin it for f11.

Comment 6 Lillian Angel 2009-01-19 15:04:25 UTC
$ 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

Comment 7 Victor G. Vasilyev 2009-01-19 15:57:07 UTC
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.

Comment 8 Chris 2009-01-19 21:58:22 UTC
Will there be an update to F10?

Comment 9 Victor G. Vasilyev 2009-01-20 13:46:15 UTC
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.

Comment 10 Nicholas Wourms 2009-01-21 19:13:49 UTC
When will OpenJDK be respun with the correct requires? Netbeans is not installable if you have the openjdk -devel package installed.

Comment 11 Lillian Angel 2009-01-21 19:18:14 UTC
yes it will, by the end of next week it will be in rawhide.

Comment 12 Pierre-YvesChibon 2009-03-24 08:56:31 UTC
What are the news regarding F10 ?

Comment 13 Thomas Moschny 2009-04-07 13:54:45 UTC
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?

Comment 14 Victor G. Vasilyev 2009-04-07 21:00:04 UTC
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 )

Comment 15 Chris 2009-06-12 15:08:24 UTC
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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Comment 17 Victor G. Vasilyev 2009-11-25 04:26:33 UTC
This is old unclosed bug that doesn't require any actions.
I'll close it as WORKSFORME.

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