[Fedora-packaging] Re: Exception for JPackage
rc040203 at freenet.de
Thu Feb 1 07:39:38 UTC 2007
On Thu, 2007-02-01 at 07:30 +0100, Axel Thimm wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 01, 2007 at 01:37:53AM +0100, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> > On Wed, 2007-01-31 at 11:52 -0600, Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
> > > >>>>> "RC" == Ralf Corsepius <rc040203 at freenet.de> writes:
> > >
> > > RC> On Wed, 2007-01-31 at 10:12 -0600, Tom 'spot' Callaway wrote:
> > > >> The Java packages in Fedora which originally come from the JPackage
> > > >> repo are the only packages which fall under this exception. And
> > > >> those packages will always fall under this exception, forever and
> > > >> ever, amen (or until something dramatic changes).
> > >
> > > RC> So Fedora will never have java packages of its own and depend on
> > > RC> jpp?
> > >
> > > I'm having trouble understanding how you get from spot's statement
> > > above to your conclusion.
> > >
> > > There are some packages which come from jpackage and there are some
> > > that don't.
> > Then you might be able to explain why
> > * compatibility to packages from a 3rd party repo such as jpackage are
> > of any importance to Fedora.
> > Except that people ARE mixing jpp-packages with Fedora, just like they
> > do with freshrpms, atrpms, livna, dribble and many others I don't see
> > any difference.
> I don't think it's bad that Fedora cares about compatibility with 3rd
> party repos,
Neither do I.
> in fact I wish that this kind of mutual cooperation
> rather extends.
Exactly this is the point, I am asking: Why explicitly care about jpp?
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