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Re: OpenOffice 3.1

On Mon, 2009-05-11 at 21:47 +0200, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> The only kind of "backports" repository I could envision is for packages
> which DON'T make sense to ship as stable updates, e.g. major bumps like
> Amarok 1->2 in F9, i.e. the kind of stuff we're shipping in kde-redhat
> unstable and other similar repositories. But it should not be the norm for
> all new versions (and mixing minor bumps like KDE 4.0->4.1->4.2 with major
> changes like Amarok 1->2 in a single repository would also significantly
> degrade the user experience – this is another problem I've seen
> with "backports" repositories, they encourage throwing in risky or even
> unstable (e.g. KOffice 2) updates together with riskless ones like even
> bugfix releases of KDE (e.g. 4.1.2->4.1.3) in the same repository).

Yeah, the kde-redhat type thing could be solved with Koji Personal Repos
if I ever get the time to work on that.

Jesse Keating
Fedora -- Freedom² is a feature!
identi.ca: http://identi.ca/jkeating

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