[Fedora-packaging] Re: what policy for python egg files

José Matos jamatos at fc.up.pt
Sat Dec 16 13:16:08 UTC 2006

On Saturday 16 December 2006 1:09 pm, Axel Thimm wrote:
> egg is a packaging method that is orthogonal to what we use. Leaving
> the eggs around may get users to start using egg-installation and get
> files on the system unregistered by rpm.
> Or not? If the above is correct eggs should even be banned just as
> other non-native package formats are banned (debs or tarballs for
> example).

  On one hand I agree with Axel, on the other this allows installations per 
user, no?

  What is our policy regarding other programming language ( with their 
repositories cpan, cran, ctan)...

  This should probably be a general policy, no?

> --
> Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net

José Abílio

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