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Re: Yum repros wanted



On Fri, 2005-06-24 at 21:21 +0200, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> On Fri, 24 Jun 2005 12:38:53 -0400, Temlakos wrote:
> 
> > Michael Schwendt wrote:
> > > On Fri, 24 Jun 2005 10:04:59 -0400, Temlakos wrote:
> > > 
> > > 
> > >>Sean O Sullivan wrote:
> > >>
> > >>>The more repo's you want, the more conflicts and dependancy issues you 
> > >>>will have - it is not a good idea to add every repo you can find.
> > >>>
> > >>>Personally, base/updated-released/extras, then dag and freshrpms are 
> > >>>very reliable I find. atrpms i usually fine, although wouldn't use for a 
> > >>>server. Other than that wouldn't touch many others - especially not 
> > >>>livna ( http://dag.wieers.com/home-made/apt/FAQ.php#D )
> > >>>
> > >>>Regards,
> > >>>
> > >>>Sean
> > >>>
> > >>
> > >>Are you sure about that? The way I heard it, livna and extras were part 
> > >>of the same mold. Now I'll let Dag and Axel speak for themselves, but 
> > >>the impression I got from following the link you gave is that they 
> > >>wouldn't even want you to use extras, just because the extras 
> > >>maintainers won't "play nice" with them.
> > > 
> > > 
> > > What solution could you think of?
> > > 
> > 
> > Well, /somebody/ has to meet the other one halfway! All that I see on 
> > the extras site is that they want us to encourage the /developers/ of 
> > the applications or other packages involved to /submit their packages to 
> > extras/ for inclusion. Or they encourage /us/ to submit the packages to 
> > extras. /Not one word/ do they speak about coordinating their efforts 
> > with those of men like Dag and Axel.
> 
> We've had this discussion some weeks ago (see archives). What would that
> coordination look like? Can you give some details please?
>  
> > The head of 
> > extras can speak for himself, of course, but the impression I have is 
> > that the "quality control" process even to /get/ a package into extras 
> > takes longer than the typical release cycle of Fedora.
> 
> This is nonsense.
> 
> > Extras did surprise me when, the first time I configured my system (back 
> > in FC3) to use extras, I got twenty-two updates of packages (like 
> > anjuta) that I had installed from dag or at-stable or freshrpms. So 
> > their selection is moving up. I'd like to see the process move a bit 
> > faster, that's all.
> 
> Which process? Packagers at Fedora Extras can update their packages any
> day any time. There is no process which slows them down. Except the people
> who need to GPG sign the built binaries and push them into the repository.
>  


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