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Re: Recapitulate the current state of Fedora Extras and some ideas to make it better



On Mon, 2006-07-10 at 15:24 -0400, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> Michael Schwendt (bugs michael gmx net) said: 
> > > You dont require any knowledge about the future plans to merely document 
> > > the differences. Still I dont mind owning this but then I need to bug 
> > > someone with more extras repository knowledge than me to help me out.
> > 
> > Can you shed some light on "plague vs. brew" and why Core and Extras
> > buildsys and infrastructure divert in this area?
> 
> brew was started before plague existed (although plague was obviously
> live first.)
> 
> brew has many more options for dealing with packages once they're built;
> tagging them, organizing them, etc; it's needed for more complicated release
> engineering than what's currently done for Extras.

Well, we can only take your word for it having more options.

No one can actually _see_ brew. :)

-sv



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