[Mageia-dev] Mirror layout, round two

Samuel Verschelde stormi at laposte.net
Mon Nov 29 13:19:26 CET 2010

Le samedi 27 novembre 2010 17:20:34, Jerome Quelin a écrit :
> On 10/11/26 22:29 +0200, Thomas Backlund wrote:
> > The "core" should be only maintained free/libre stuff so it's easy
> > to build a free/libre iso
> > 
> > "extra" is for those packages that no-one really maintain, but is
> > still used by someone
> i'm not sure "extra" is needed. either it compiles, and then it's
> shipped. or it doesn't, and then it's dropped.

Isn't that a cooker's point of view, without any concern for stable release maintenance ?

- "it compiles" doesn't mean it works or has no security issue
- it does not mean there is someone which will maintain it for stable releases (security and bugfix updates).


Samuel Verschelde

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