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Re: Breaking deps deliberately



On Thu, May 14, 2009 at 10:18:07AM -0400, Jon Stanley wrote:
> On Thu, May 14, 2009 at 6:54 AM, Richard W.M. Jones <rjones redhat com> wrote:
> 
> > However you're going to have to help me out here, because I can't find
> > any FESCo "policy pages" except for one about elections and other
> > about package maintainers.  I'm quite probably looking in entirely the
> 
> I'll admit (and take the blame for the fact) that FESCo has been
> particularly bad in the past about writing down policy that we've
> enacted (which is not much).  For example, I need to write a new page
> on how to rename a package.  But the "no broken deps" rule already
> exists in the release criteria[1].  If perhaps a link to them from
> somewhere else on the wiki is appropriate, that doesn't cost us
> anything obviously, though I'd be most interested in where you'd like
> to see it linked from.
> 
> [1] https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/QA/ReleaseCriteria#Package_Sanity

I think surely from the packaging guidelines, because (speaking for
myself anyway), that's the place I go to to find out how packages
should be made.

Rich.

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