Re: xcdroast does no longer work with wodim: Who to blame?
On Tue, 3 Mar 2009, Russ Allbery <email@example.com> wrote:
> If Red Hat wants to pay someone to put up with it, that's their call; it's
> a lot easier to be polite in the face of an unending stream of personal
> abuse if you're getting a paycheck for doing it.
If Red Hat was to do this, then it would not be the only case of Red Hat
having a package that Debian users desire. From time to time I find a
situation where a CentOS kernel works better than a Debian kernel, while I
agree that it's ideal to try and get the problem in Debian fixed I also have
a need to get machines working and sometimes can't invest the necessary
amount of time.
There is the "alien" program to convert an RPM to a .deb. Is there a way of
also automatically tracking the upstream (Fedora or CentOS) version of the
package and downloading a new version (with signature checks) when it becomes
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