On 06/02/2013 06:48 PM, Anders Jackson wrote:
> OK, then why call it Personal Package Archive (PPA) if it isn't a PPA?
> That is to practically asking to get comments like mine.
Probably because the new name hasn't been coined? I'm not sure. I am not
responsible for this name.
>> No it wont. In backports, we will only be able to support a single
>> version of OpenStack, when upstream really is supporting 2.
> It can be worked around, by using meta packages and version named
> packages so the released version is supported in the Debian repository
> and new versions of OpenStack are added somewhere else like backports,
> testing or wherever.
I simply wouldn't have the time for such design. I'm practically alone
doing all the packaging work, and that's quite huge.
> And how is this going to be done, with Debian being released each
> second-third year and OpenStack have a new release each 6 months? How
> are the plans to support that?
I'll try to make it possible to upgrade from Essex to the "J" release.
But we're not there yet.
> So don't use the same name. Make up something different, like Debian
> Project Repository (DPR), DPA or whatever.
Some people told about DPA yeah. Though again, I'm not the one that will
make such decision / naming.