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Re: remove fedora-usermgmt?

On Fri, Mar 09, 2007 at 05:47:34PM +0100, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> Michael Schwendt schrieb:
> >
> > fedora-usermgmt is not about fixing something, but about adding a
> > feature. Well, that's my point of view. I'm not a hardcore advocate of
> > using it everywhere. But I don't understand why a simple EPEL steering
> > decision is wrapped into a crusade against an optional tool.
> Mainly for two reasons afaics:
> - Because the rules in EPEL imho should be as identical to the rules
> from Fedora as much as possible, as everything that differs between the
> two will make life harder for users and packagers (for example a package
> that currently uses fedora-usermgmt in Fedora could not simply be build
> for EPEL without adjustments)

Mostly agreed, but it tears on our nerves. We need to be able to veto some
stuff from entering EPEL and throw them back in the Fedora pool to
mature/be discussed there. En attendant Godot isn't good for EPEL ...

So, how about vetoing instead of branching?
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net

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