Il giorno Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:15:21 +0100
Rüdiger Meier <sweet_f_a(a)gmx.de> ha scritto:
We need written rules. IMO It should be really really
difficult for a package maintainer to update his package in Leap. In
If you make it too difficult, you'll have maintainers lose their
interest in actually maintaining their packages in Leap.
In order to properly support some upgrades (KDevelop and KDE
Applications, specifically) I went out of my way with upstreams to make
sure things would work without making release management too angry.
Make it more difficult than this (and if you care about the distro,
doing a good job is *already* difficult) and I wouldn't just bother.
Lets make an example. Let's scare away all the
users and maintainers
who always wants the newest stuff. Tumbleweed is made for them.
What if we ship unmaintained software? KDEPIM 4.x was kept in 42.2 to
eas transitions, but we knew well in advance that it had *no* support
from upstream even before the release.
For 42.3 we're going to remove it. This isn't just "the newest
It's ease of maintenance.
(And note that Plasma will stay instead at 5.8, which is a LTS release)
Luca Beltrame - KDE Forums team
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