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Re: FESCo meeting summary for 2009-07-31



On Fri, 2009-07-31 at 12:44 -0700, Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Sat, 2009-08-01 at 00:58 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> > 
> > I don't think anybody is going to argue that extracting source from srpm
> > or pulling tarball + patches from our package cvs is ideal. So I don't
> > see why we should continue have a lame exception.
> 
> Yeah, it's not idea.  They should just pull it from our upstream source
> repo by the tag we apply when we make the release we package.  Then
> they're much better setup to provide patches back to us in a preferred
> manner.
> 
> Lets start moving beyond the tarball crap.

No, and no.

That's what Moblin does, and you can ask Peter Robinson how much of a
pain it is. If we want to ask upstreams to do tarball releases, I don't
see why we should be making assertions like that.

PS: Talking to Moblin guys on fixing the lack of tarballs


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