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Re: How important is comps.xml to us these days? Which packages should be in comps.xml and which not?



On Mon, 2008-09-22 at 17:05 -0400, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-09-22 at 20:55 +0000, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> 
> > 
> > Those "arbitrary" classifications are what Fedora maintainers work hard to keep 
> > up to date and complete, unlike your incomplete hardcoded classifications in 
> > PackageKit which are truly arbitrary and do not reflect how Fedora intends to 
> > categorize its packages.
> 
> What makes you think that the comps classifications are less arbitrary ?

 Because anyone who sets up a repository can create a classification,
instead of making it a "oh, you've created a new package ... now you
just need to recompile PK".

> And isn't one of the original motivations for this thread that many
> packagers are exactly _not_ doing that hard work ?!

 Right, so the obvious solution is to make it even harder for anyone to
do anything.

-- 
James Antill <james fedoraproject org>
Fedora


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