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Re: Yum repros wanted



On 6/25/05, John Bray <jmblin comcast net> wrote:
> On Sat, 2005-06-25 at 01:04 +0200, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> > On Fri, 24 Jun 2005 18:03:16 -0400, Adam Gibson wrote:
> >
> > > Paul Howarth wrote:
> > > ...
> > > > Many of the packages in Extras started life as SRPMs from other repos
> > > > such as Dag's and Axel's. It would be great if Dag & Axel would submit
> > > > their own packages for inclusion in Extras too.
> > > ...
> > >
> > > I hope dag does not push his stuff into Extras.  According to what I
> > > have read on the Fedora Legacy list, Extras will not be updated by
> > > fedora-legacy when Fedora EOL's it so once that happens Extras will
> > > become stagnant and not even get security fixes.
> >
> > This has been commented on earlier on this list.
> >
> > > The Dag repo is always
> > > updated to the latest and greatest versions of packages even for very
> > > old distros.
> >
> > If that is so easy, he could do the same in Extras too, couldn't he?
> >
> 
> yup.  michael's way or the highway.  same old crap.  while he tears at
> the fabric that holds fedora together.
> 
> so michael, you want to post some rules on how we should all live our
> lives.  what time should we turn on our computers.  can you tell me how
> you define that i must name my computer?
> 
> explain all the rules that all the rest of us must live by.
> 
> tell us who else we should shun.  are there more people on your list of
> people you hate?
> 

I think this has gone a little too far. I'm sorry that I asked such a
personal question (I was looking for an examle yum.conf file that was
up-to-date for FC4) at the end of the week when everybody is stressed.

So I retract the question. I have seen a lot of bad things written
about Dag and about linva and I will decide which is the lesser evil,
and populate my yum.conf accordingly. Please, if anybody else wants to
get upset, then get upset over the train wreck this week. Or something
else. But don't get upset over a noobie's question as to what repro he
should add to yum.conf. I assure you that nobody has yet been injured
over my choice or repro. Let's keep it that way.

Oh yeah, and if anybody is just looking for a flame war, then they
could explain to me the merits of Emacs over VIM.

Just kidding. Really. I am happy with Kedit and it so far hasn't upset anybody

Next time I need abvice from the sort "which is better" I think that
I'll just email Alexander Dalloz or Paul Howarth or Rychard Lynch
personally...

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