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Re: [opensuse-contrib] Fwd: [opensuse-factory] The Future of Factory/Contrib
  • From: Henne Vogelsang <hvogel@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 10 Jun 2009 15:52:41 +0200
  • Message-id: <4A2FBAA9.8070508@xxxxxxxxxxxx>

on 06/10/2009 03:46 PM Marcus Meissner wrote:
On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 03:44:54PM +0200, Henne Vogelsang wrote:
on 06/10/2009 03:40 PM Marcus Meissner wrote:

On Wed, Jun 03, 2009 at 06:31:02PM +0200, Alexey Eremenko wrote:
2.) drop Contrib and move all packages to appropiate devel project and
I choose this.

Contrib was created especially because Factory people disallow
community to maintain openSUSE packages.
Since the original problem is gone, there is no point of having contrib.
There likely will still be a limit to the number of packages going into
Can you elaborate what you mean?

For instance packages with bad security reputation will not go in,
like "proftpd" or packages that are otherwise unmaintainable.

Of course. Every topic group should have things like these in mind and
its in their own interest do not do such a thing. After all they would
be responsible.


Henne Vogelsang, openSUSE.
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