[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: mass bug gnustep programs: policy violation

Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.org> writes:

> On Thu, 24 Jun 2004 09:15:20 +0200, Andreas Barth <aba@not.so.argh.org> said: 
>> This is exactly what's keeping sarge non-releasable: We change core
>> functionality far too often. _Please_ don't do it. Please just
>> accept that we are near a release, and that we don't want to change
>> basic functionality now.
> 	Hopefully the desire to release immediately has not  thrown
>  every other consideration out of the window, like standards
>  conformance, quality, and policy compliance, and so on, that makes
>  Debian a desirable OS.
> 	We used to not release until we were ready. And this
>  violation of the FHS seems like an indication that perhaps gnustep
>  packages are not yet ready -- do you have any arguments as to why we
>  must release these packages before they match our policies?

Because they've been packaged this way for a long time and work the way
they are now?

(I'm indifferent to the outcome of GNUStep in sarge--just pointing out
the other side of the argument.)

You win again, gravity!

Reply to: