Re: [custom] Custom Debian Distributions
On Tue, 2003-12-02 at 02:46, Anthony Towns wrote:
> So, using my definitions, the following conclusions are (IMO) true:
> * all flavours are policy compliant
> * some derived distros might be policy compliant
Do you mean to include, eg. derived distros including non-free software
here, or should we have a separate term for this?
> * you can't always create a flavour to do what you want
> * you can always create a derived distro to do what you want
> * improving our mechanisms for supporting "flavours" helps derived
> distros and their users
> * we can improve our support for "flavours" by co-opting many of the
> techniques pioneered by derived distros
> * a derived distro can be an internal Debian project, but won't ever
> be /as/ internal as a flavour
> * distributing customised Debian distros is not only the way of the
> future, it's the way of the present!
That's great - it covers all bases, and it makes sense to me (as someone
who hasn't used the other terms (internal proj, subproj, metadistro,
etc) in the past. I think it would be useful for this to be added to the
Custom Debian Distro wiki (here I think:
Debian Enterprise: A Custom Debian Distribution: http://debian-enterprise.org/
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