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Re: Summary of the 2009-01-06 Packaging Committee meeting



On Tue, 2009-01-06 at 13:16 -0600, Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
> Meeting minutes and full logs of the 2009-01-06 FPC meeting are
> online:
> 
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging:Minutes
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging:Minutes/20090106
> 
> Summary:
> 
> The following drafts are now official guidelines, having been accepted
> by FESCO last week:
> 
> * RubyGems with C code -
>   https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/PackagingDrafts/RubyGem_with_C_code
> * Font packaging automation -
>   https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/PackagingDrafts/Fonts_packaging_automation
> * Updates to the Eclipse plugin guidelines
> * Make adherence to the FHS a MUST, with the added exception of
>   /usr/<target> for cross toolchains.

I happen to have a few packages that just *can't* follow FHS (unless we
opt to ignore FHS and allow a package to install to /opt, but that's
always been just as verbotten by the FHS for the initial software
distributor versus an ISV as failing to follow any other FHS specified
layout).

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