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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] Help needed for Packaging
  • From: James Oakley <jfunk@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 22 Sep 2006 10:42:46 -0300
  • Message-id: <200609221042.46823.jfunk@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thursday 21 September 2006 5:16 pm, Marcus Rueckert wrote:
> On 2006-09-21 16:41:06 -0300, James Oakley wrote:
> > Yes, that is a problem. Backend source was promised, but not delivered.
> > I'd be one of the first to download and use it if it were released.
> and why not use the current build service as is?

Not all packages can be provided.

> > What if we started in on a BS-compatible backend? I'll have some time
> > next week to start in. Is anybody else interested in such a thing?
> sure. go ahead and provide such backend.


> > Yes, but I'm talking about the effects of apt/smart/yum/rug *upgrade*,
> > which will update everything it sees.
> package managers should not replaceuser brain.

Not everyone knows what "alsa" is or whether it should be upgraded or not. Due
to the lack of certain multimedia packages in SUSE, complete newbies are
encouraged to use other repositories that may or may not cause side-effects.

James Oakley
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