[Mageia-dev] Mageia repository sections, licenses, restrictions, firmware etc
omejean at yahoo.fr
Tue Oct 12 22:44:50 CEST 2010
Le mardi 12 octobre 2010 22:24:29, Anssi Hannula a écrit :
> On Tuesday 12 October 2010 18:18:41 Jerome Quelin wrote:
> > On 10/10/12 18:02 +0300, Anssi Hannula wrote:
> > > Do people have any thoughts on what kind of repository/media sectioning
> > > we should use on Mageia, and what should those sections contain?
> > >
> > > == Do we want a separated core repository?
> > >
> > > No separated core: Fedora, Debian, Opensuse
> > > Separated core: Mandriva (main), Ubuntu (main), Arch (Core)
> > i'd rather have no separated core repository. it's really not funny to
> > fail some builds in core because of deps in contrib: understanding why
> > the build fails, requesting the move to main, waiting for someone with
> > move powers to act, waiting for hdlist to be rebuilt and finally,
> > finally resubmit the job... -ENOFUN!
> > now, i guess this will also depend of the support policy we decide for
> > mageia. but i'd really, really like *not* to split main & contrib (or
> > whatever their names are).
> I'd have to agree.
> However, if we'll only support a subset of the packages, it needs to be
> very clear for everyone what packages are supported and whatnot (meaning
> notable notifications in rpmdrake, etc).
> .. though AFAICS Mandriva didn't make this clear at all either, unless
> users went to the wiki page to read the media descriptions. We should do
Reason why Mandriva splitted between main and contrib was that main comes with
a guarantee from Mandriva while contrib doesn't. Mageia may not adopt such a
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