[Mageia-dev] On importing /soft

Pascal Terjan pterjan at gmail.com
Wed Jan 19 22:43:55 CET 2011

On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 21:33, Maarten Vanraes
<maarten.vanraes at gmail.com> wrote:
> Op woensdag 19 januari 2011 21:32:13 schreef Pascal Terjan:
>> http://svn.mageia.org/soft-cleaning/status.html#monitor-edid
>> says "- README: Some reference to the Mandriva mailing list and
>> bugzilla will need to be changed to Mageia ones"
>> Do we really want to?
>> What is the point?
>> I think we can package this tool as-is, as a tool provided by Mandriva
>> like if we were packaging a non distro specific tool developed by
>> RedHat or Debian or anyone and let people report their bugs upstream
>> if the README says so.
>> If someday it becomes unmaintained or for any other reason, we can
>> fork it, but currently I think of it as an external tool and see no
>> reason in importing it into our svn
>> I did not read the full list but I guess there are other standalone
>> tools that we don't need to fork into our svn.
>> Opinions?
> i agree,
> about spec-helper ... similar thing? or not?

Not sure, I think it's independent from the distro (as the scripts
don't handle the policy themselves, it's done by rpm config) but some
rpm guru would know more :)

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