Commit 268826c4 authored by Emmanuel Bourg's avatar Emmanuel Bourg

Improved the package description (Closes: #706306)

parent d7b4302d
......@@ -2,6 +2,7 @@ icedtea-web (1.7.2-2) UNRELEASED; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
* Fixed the installation of the CLI tools alternatives (Closes: #924706)
* Improved the package description (Closes: #706306)
-- Emmanuel Bourg <> Sun, 17 Mar 2019 12:27:55 +0100
......@@ -28,11 +28,13 @@ Replaces:
openjdk-6-jre (<< 6b18-1.8.7-3),
openjdk-6-jre-headless (<< 6b18-1.8.7-3)
Provides: icedtea-netx-common
Description: NetX - implementation of the Java Network Launching Protocol (JNLP)
Description: Implementation of the Java Network Launching Protocol (JNLP)
NetX provides a drop-in replacement for javaws (Java Web Start). Since
upstream NetX is dormant, IcedTea is hosting and modifying the sources
in the IcedTea-Web directory.
upstream NetX is dead, the IcedTea Web project is hosting a fork of the
original code. However, as icedtea-web has evolved to complex set of tools,
extensions and tests, it has now only a few lines of code shared with the
original implementation.
IcedTea's NetX currently supports verification of signed jars, trusted
certificate storing, system certificate store checking, and provides
the services specified by the jnlp API.
the services specified by the JNLP API.
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