F7 Zope package

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at infradead.org
Sat May 5 17:50:52 UTC 2007

On Fri, 2007-05-04 at 19:48 +0200, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> Jeremy Katz schrieb:
> > On Fri, 2007-05-04 at 10:16 -0500, David G. Mackay wrote:
> >> It was nice to see that zope is one of the packages available for
> >> installation in F7.  Unfortunately, the package won't work on F7
> >> (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=238809). The
> >> maintainer that received the bug report suggested that I make some noise
> >> on the devel list, so here I am.  The problem is that the zope version
> >> packaged for F7 won't run with python 2.5.x 

So? Surely it's the rôle of the Fedora package maintainer to _make_ it
work with Fedora? Is the package maintainer AWOL?

> Shipping Zope in Fedora 5 and Fedora 6 and excluding it in Fedora 7 just
> looks so bad to out the outside and created problems for out users. I'd
> really would like to avoid that.

Yes, we should avoid getting into a situation where that can happen.
We need to make sure we have active and capable package maintainers for
the packages we ship.


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