[Fedora-packaging] Re: Package forking

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Tue Nov 21 15:42:39 UTC 2006

Christopher Stone wrote:
> On 11/21/06, Rex Dieter <rdieter at math.unl.edu> wrote:
>> Christopher Stone wrote:
>> > Using bugzilla for discussion is not the way to go?
>> bugzilla is for *bugs*, not discussion (imo anyway).
>> > Wow.  This is mind boggling.  Just how do you expect me to start a
>> > discussion?  Is there a ATrpms mailing list or something?
>> Yes there is, several:
>> http://lists.atrpms.net/mailman/listinfo/atrpms-users
>> http://lists.atrpms.net/mailman/listinfo/atrpms-devel
>> the latter may be the best place to start.
> I still don't see how this would be a better place than bugzilla.  If
> you want to discuss why someone is forking a package, you have to do
> it on a per-package basis.  Having a single thread on a mailing list
> discussing 100+ different packages is impractical and indeed starting
> 100 different threads on a mailing list is also impractical.

It's clear (to me anyway) your current approach has no realistic chance
of getting results.

You have to start somewhere.  I'd suggest initiating (constructive!)
dialog one package at a time (or by similar pkgs in groups whatever).

-- Rex

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