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Re: libpng for 7.x



On Sat, May 01, 2004 at 11:31:41AM -0400, seth vidal wrote:
 > 
 > > Ouch. That seem like a recipe for disaster. What if RH would, out of the
 > > blue, decide to actually release an official update to something we thought
 > > was completely out of maintenance? Not likely to happen with 7.x, but maybe
 > > one or two RHL9 updates will still trickle out. I think Seth's choice of not
 > > touching the base RH package's version number is a better policy choice --
 > > largely _because_ there is no upstream constant method. Instead, we should
 > > leave whatever they do alone, and add after that.
 > 
 > Red hat knows that fedora legacy exists. If they pull anything like that
 > for a 7.x release then I will feel very very justified in smacking the
 > packager in question.

For RHL9 kernel updates at least, I'm happy to work with Fedora-legacy
folks to get updates out rather than ever having to do another RHL9 update
on behalf of Red Hat.  I imagine other Red Hat package owners will feel
the seem way.

		Dave



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