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Re: The Future of Fedora Package Management and the RPM Philosophy



On Fri, 2007-06-08 at 14:31 -0500, Jeffrey C. Ollie wrote:
> The key decision though that needs to be made is whether we take that
> radical step of abandoning the tarball+patches approach.  My feeling is
> that it's too radical for right now, but maybe it won't be in the
> future.

As I had previously mentioned on infrastructure-list, I think that it's
too radical for now and I also think that it's too radical really
forever.  The value of being able to cleanly separate out the changes
that we have, submit them back, review them, modify them, etc is just so
incredibly high as far as avoiding unnecessary forks

Jeremy


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