On Tue November 4 2008, Nicolas Mailhot wrote: > 2. this stuff can change during the (sub)package life, bugzilla only has > the initial state (and not even all the packages, early packages are not > in there) I agree that bugzilla is not a good choice for this. > 3. that pushes more logic infra-side, which is not nice for third > parties (and we want third parties to be comfortable creating their own > private additions to Fedora) I cannot follow here, because third parties still can use the comps file that any frontend will spit out. > 4. that would mean packagers need to control the way their package > appears in comps in two different places (unless you generate the whole > file from this other place, which almost certainly rules out bugzilla > and is contrary to 3. anyway), which means more packager hassle and > something we want to avoid I would enjoy a useful UI to edit groups, because I have to edit it around once for each package I bring into Fedora, so a well designed UI can help a lot here, that too manually search trough a huge xml file to find a appropriate category. Also I do not see any reason why not both should be possible, i.e. use packagedb as a frontend to edit comps and still store it in some scm, where anyone interested can edit it manually. Regards, Till
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