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Re: [fab] Fw: [Bug 174307] RPM 4.4.6 is available



On Sun, 2006-07-09 at 19:38 -0500, Josh Boyer wrote:
> On Sun, 2006-07-09 at 19:12 -0400, Jesse Keating wrote:
> > 
> > Really there are two issues.
> 
> Three.
> 
> > 
> > 1) Are we going to use the latest upstream rpm version?
> > 
> > 2) Are we going to continue using upstream rpm at all?
> 
> <snip perfectly valid answer for #1>
> 
> > #2 is a far more complicated question, one that SHOULD involve the board and 
> > the community, and is noted to be on the boards plate.
> 
> Good to know.
> 
> > How we got to this point was the goals we had in mind for this release and 
> > last.  They were incompatible with a major change to RPM.  Plain and simple.
> 
> And that brings up 3.  
> 
> 3) Communication on such things with the community.
> 
> The above is a perfectly valid statement as to why RPM has not been
> upgraded in Core.  Why couldn't someone simply add a comment to the bug
> saying so?  Instead, it was left completely unanswered until it turned
> into the flamefest it is now.
> 

Paul asked the board for a comment. We're still discussing it.

That's about all it is.


-sv



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