On Monday, 4 June 2018 9:54:32 PM AEST Ian Jackson wrote: > Salsa is hardly the first Debian production service to not be running > the packaged version of its primary application, and it won't be the > last. ftp.debian.org isn't running the packaged version of dak. I think dak is quite different in two ways: * dak is very internal to Debian project. We don't have to package it just for internal consumption. * gitlab was already packaged. If we package it for everybody then we should be able to use it as well. > In practice, I have found that it is much easier to deploy a > production service directly from its git tree. This makes it much > easier to make changes. Interesting. I tend to deploy packages and use whatever problems I experience as incentive to update packaging. "Fix it for yourself and for everyone else" kind of thing is a powerful concept although not always the fastest... -- Cheers, Dmitry Smirnov. --- Do your duty as you see it, and damn the consequences. -- George S. Patton
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