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Re: Review request...



On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 09:13:45PM -0500, Orcan Ogetbil wrote:
>>>>Sadly, "incompetence" as in unfamiliarity with guidelines which are
>>>>assumed to be prerequisites for proper packaging is growing in our ranks
>>>>(both from new packagers and from people who ought to know better),
>>>>something needs to be done about it.
>>>
>>> Such as?
>>
>> * Such as the very issue Michael Schwendt was pointing out (see quote).
>> * Such as continuous accidental upgrade path breakage due to widespread
>> unfamiliarity with Release/disttag handling (e.g. I keep having to explain
>> why and when to use -1.fc12.1 style versioning).
>> * Such as the assorted packaging mistakes which are caught by people
>> watching the commits list and pointed out on this list (with the offending
>> maintainer CCed).
>> etc.
>>
>
>I think he is asking what that "something" is when you said "something
>needs to be done about it."

Correct.

josh


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