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Re: Breaking deps deliberately

On Wed, 2009-05-13 at 10:22 -0400, Seth Vidal wrote:
> On Wed, 13 May 2009, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> >
> > Sounds like a sensible guideline?
> >
> >> and I think we need to ask if your provenpackager  status should be
> >> re-evaluated.
> >
> > For what?  Breaking a non-existant guideline in order to help people
> > who kept asking me for Fedora 10 support for libguestfs?  Maybe we
> > should 'discipline' people for breaking other unwritten rules too,
> > such as adding packages to Fedora when sitting in bed or not correctly
> > dressed.

Funny, I could have sworn I've seen a mention somewhere that Fedora
packages cannot have Requires: on packages not available in Fedora (e.g.
3rd party repos), but I can't seem to find it now.

> I think it is implicit within the definition of 'provenpackager' that you 
> understand the basic rules of how the system works.


> You couldn't be a 'provenphysicist' for example without understanding the 
> laws of thermodynamics.

+1 from a professional physicist
Jussi Lehtola
Fedora Project Contributor
jussilehtola fedoraproject org

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