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Re: FESCo meeting summary for 2009-07-31



Le vendredi 31 juillet 2009 à 13:09 -0700, Jesse Keating a écrit :
> On Sat, 2009-08-01 at 01:20 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> > That's kind of side tracking though. Point is that SRPM as upstream
> > source is simply a stupid thing. We would complain loudly or atleast
> > whine about it if Novell or Mandriva or Debian did that. Wouldn't we?
> > 
> > Why should we have an exception anymore? I can't think of a single
> > reason why we should.
> > 
> 
> If there was no public available source repo, yes we'd complain.  If
> there was, I don't think we'd complain really.

Well I can tell you packaging Droid fonts is a giant PITA because they
don't provide tarballs and you have to scrape files from their gitweb
(and then check them one by one because they overwrite them at each code
dump regardless if they changed or not)

-- 
Nicolas Mailhot

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