ATrpms and FC5/RHEL5

Michael A. Peters mpeters at
Tue Jan 3 06:12:42 UTC 2006

On Mon, 2006-01-02 at 20:18 -0800, Jarod Wilson wrote:
> On Monday 02 January 2006 18:12, Warren Togami wrote:

> I'm not saying Fedora should promote arbitrary mixes of 3rd-party 
> repositories, just that there aren't really any good reasons not to cooperate 
> with them, at least on some level. If repository X needs an updated libfoo to 
> build application bar that tons of users want, why not update Core's libfoo?

One needs to be extremely cautious about updating a library in a live
distro. I know it happens sometimes in Extras - but that is wrong too
imho (unless they provide a compat package for the old version as well).

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