Packaging quality, assistance.

Nicolas Mailhot nicolas.mailhot at
Wed May 9 17:08:47 UTC 2007

Le mercredi 09 mai 2007 à 18:11 +0200, Ralf Corsepius a écrit :
> On Wed, 2007-05-09 at 09:48 -0500, Josh Boyer wrote:
> > On Wed, 2007-05-09 at 16:50 +0200, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> > > Le Mer 9 mai 2007 14:12, David Woodhouse a écrit :
> > > The latest clash is people trying to ignore Core rules and apply Extra
> > > practices to a Core component. Obviously there needs to be some sort
> > > of convergence to avoid new incidents
> > 
> > Yes.  Merging is a two way street, so some adaptations will be required
> > on both sides.
> Don't you think we already have done?


> The actual development model hasn't changed. It's still "RH vs.
> community".

I think I've been careful enough to point out the boundary was not
Core/Extras or RH/Community but is within Extras, as the former FE never
managed to reach internal consensus. Even EPEL separation in a sister
project seems to have been driven more by RH & Centos requests than by
clear shared organisational vision within FE.

There can't be a development model clash between Core and Extras when
Extras has no structured development model to clash with (individual
Extra packagers have their own development models, with a large

While this avoids explicit disagreements it also makes managing
users/new packagers/outsiders expectations harder.

Nicolas Mailhot
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