[Fedora-packaging] Java (jpackage) naming scheme rehash -- part 1 Goals

Toshio Kuratomi a.badger at gmail.com
Fri Jan 12 19:45:50 UTC 2007

On Fri, 2007-01-12 at 11:21 +0100, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> Le Ven 12 janvier 2007 05:25, Toshio Kuratomi a écrit :
> > Not every upstream agrees with the
> > downstream.  Not every upstream has the same time frame for updates as
> > downstream.  We will carry local patches and changes at some point.
> Fernando for example is part of the jpackage commiters. He can get fixes
> upstream fast (as long as they're actual fixes, not quick hacks that break
> other java packages).
> The number of jpackage commiters is small, they trust each other, you
> don't have the long Fedora procedures designed to get occasional packagers
> in line. Fedora won't have to wait for JPP, most often JPP will have to
> wait for changes to propagate @fedora

But we have a problem in that the jpackage maintainers and the Fedora
maintainers won't always be the same.  There may be some Fedora
maintainers that aren't interested in participating in jpackage at all.

If FESCo mandated that all java packages have to go through jpackage
before entering Fedora that might address this issue.  Is that what we
want to propose?

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