Aggregation upstream projects are BAD (kdesdk for example)

Jeff Spaleta jspaleta at
Tue Sep 11 20:59:15 UTC 2007

On 9/11/07, Kevin Kofler <kevin.kofler at> wrote:
> Still, my current position (and as far as I was able to tell from the general
> feeling when this issue came up in the IRC meetings, also the one of the KDE
> SIG, feel free to correct me if I'm misrepresenting anyone's opinion here) is
> that unleashing even a subpackage for every single KDE app would lead to a
> gigantic mess which would cause more problems than it solves.

I think as downstream bit maintainers, you've got to stick close to
how upstream deals with thier source collection. If KDE as a project
continues to prefer monolithic model then I think its best to follow
their lead. and use subpackaging as is appropriate.


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