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Re: [Fwd: Re: Debian based GNU/Solaris: pilot program]

Op wo, 02-11-2005 te 18:31 -0800, schreef Erast Benson:
> On Thu, 2005-11-03 at 01:14 +0000, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> > Alex Ross <alexross@gnusolaris.org> wrote:
> > > Michael Banck wrote:
> > >> If so, do you plan to use Debian's mailing lists and bug
> > >> tracking system for development?
> > > 
> > > No. We have ours: svn, Trac, and mailing lists.
> > 
> > It's unlikely that you'll be accepted as an official Debian port unless
> > you're willing to use the Debian bug tracking system. It's not
> > reasonable to expect Debian maintainers to be willing to copy bugs to a
> > completely different bug tracking system in cases where it turns out to
> > be a Solaris-specific issue.
> on another hand, is Debian community willing to be not just GNU/Linux
> centric and put some work on GNU/Solaris too? If yes, we could
> re-consider.

Oh, come on. We already have Debian GNU/Hurd and Debian GNU/kFreeBSD.
The Solaris thing would hardly be the first non-Linux port.

> on another hand, Ubuntu has its own tracking system, so GNU/Solaris is
> not the first one. Even though Ubuntu is GNU/Linux system...

Ubuntu is not, and does not want to be, a Debian port.

The amount of time between slipping on the peel and landing on the
pavement is precisely one bananosecond

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