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Re: Making "upstream" tarballs available



On Fri, 2007-08-31 at 13:48 -0700, Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
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> Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> > 
> > Maybe the guidelines at
> > http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging/SourceURL#head-413e1c297803cfa9de0cc4c56f3ac384bff5dc9e
> > can be modified to recommend using hosted instead of adding comments
> > that the SRPM is the canonical source?
> > 
> We can add the  recommendation but we can't eliminate the "SRPM is
> canonical" language as long as people still want the SRPM to be the
> canonical location.  To remove the exception, you'll have to talk to the
> devs involved to see whether they're against moving into hosted.fp.o.
> 
> If everyone wants to we'd be happy to get rid of the exception :-)
> 

I'm betting the number of srpm-is-canonical pkgs is not a huge number.

I'm going to find out, though.

-sv



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