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Re: rawhide report: 20070830 changes



On Sun, 2007-09-02 at 01:56 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Adam Jackson wrote:
> > On Sat, 2007-09-01 at 01:31 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> >> Build System wrote:
> >>> New package java-1.7.0-icedtea
> >>> 	IcedTea Runtime Environment
> >> Good to see this. Is there any chance we can provide this for Fedora 7?
> > 
> > That seems like a lot of work for little gain.  I would much prefer the
> > IcedTea developers spend their time on making it really great for F8,
> > instead of making it mediocre for both F8 and F7
> 
> There are already Fedora 7 SRPMS available. Why would putting it in the 
> repository make it mediocre for Fedora 8?

Duplication of effort, polynomial case explosion, blah blah.  Fixing F7
takes time away from improving F8.

I really shouldn't have to explain this.

- ajax


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