Some questions about Fedora
jwboyer at jdub.homelinux.org
Thu Sep 20 13:13:12 UTC 2007
On Thu, 20 Sep 2007 08:08:59 -0500
Josh Boyer <jwboyer at jdub.homelinux.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 20 Sep 2007 08:42:49 -0400
> seth vidal <skvidal at fedoraproject.org> wrote:
> > On Thu, 2007-09-20 at 09:11 +0200, Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
> > > Q1. Packages
> > > How many "pieces of software" do you have in your distribution?
> > In our development distribution:
> > - 8232 compiled packages (binaries)
> > - 4638 source packages
> > > Do you distinguish between "source packages" and "binary packages"? (if yes,
> > > give numbers for both).
> > Source packages are what the binary packages are built from.
> > > Are there subdivisions in the set of packages (by kind of support, by "freeness")?
> > No.
> > > Are all packages supported the same way, or are there different levels of
> > > support?
> > All packages are treated the same.
> > > Are some packages imported from another distribution, or are most of your
> > > packages done from scratch by your developers ?
> > All packages are done from scratch by our developers.
> That's not 100% true.
I should have said "accurate" instead of "true" above.
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