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Re: No native packages?

Am Dienstag, den 29.01.2013, 08:49 +1100 schrieb Craig Small:
> On Sun, Jan 27, 2013 at 07:16:44PM +0100, Jakub Wilk wrote:
> > I am guilty myself of maintaining a native package (and another one
> > is waiting in NEW). However, I will be happy to switch to a
> > non-native format once I figure out a releasing work-flow that is
> > convenient for me.
> Changing from native packages to non-native sounds like increasing my
> work-load for absolutely no gain to Debian (or myself). 

Other distributions gain from your extra work. Image the opposite. You
want to package a software that is only available in a downstream
distribution (e.g. Ubuntu or Linux Mint). Do you prefer to have a
non-native format or a native format?

Benjamin Drung
Debian & Ubuntu Developer

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