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Re: What software is missing in the Fedora repository?



On 05/12/2009 09:05 PM, Robin Laing wrote:

> Here is a product that is not maintained but the SVN has been updated
> multiple times to fix minor problems and add the number of phones
> supported but as the Fedora maintainer states, until an official release
> is out, forget it.
> 
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=426667
> 
> I feel that this is a diservice to Fedora users.

SVN snapshots are not releases. I would be wary of pulling it in as well
unless there are only minor changes which isn't the case here.

> The best way of answering this is to look at the software packages
> available for Ubuntu and cross reference.  The responses on this list
> are going to be those that subscribe to this list.  The users that don't
> subscribe but try Fedora and drop it due to missing package will never
> comment.

Maybe but I am not just asking here. Just crawling through another
distribution's packages list turns out a lot of obscure packages. I find
it better to ask people who are using Fedora.

Rahul


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