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Re: [Fedora-packaging] paragraph on shipping static numerical libs



On Sun, May 27, 2007 at 11:22:21AM +0200, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> Le dimanche 27 mai 2007 à 10:15 +0200, Patrice Dumas a écrit :
> 
> > > b) politically:
> > > * cross-distro packaging is not an objective of the Fedora project.
> > 
> > Even between different fedora versions and fedora and Centos?
> 
> They all get their own branch in Fedora. We don't build one package to

That's not for packaged softwares, but for locally compiled executables.

> fit all releases. We don't even use one source package to fit all
> releases. So yes cross-distro packaging is not an objective of the
> Fedora project, even for distributions we support directly.

It is not for fedora packages but for locally built executables. Say you
build a program on a fedora distro and want to run  it on a centos box.
(My use case is a numerical model that use some libraries shipped in
fedora, gsl, lapack or cernlib for example).

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Pat


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