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

Re: Makefile-ish init and ideas

On Fri, Aug 11, 2000 at 01:36:24PM -0400, Igor Khavkine wrote:
> Yes, that's true. But we are also talking about Debian GNU/Hurd, which is a 
> distribution. And one of the roles of a distribution and its packages is to 
> set policy.

No. We build packages and integrate them. We don't set policies for the
upstream maintainers.

You can always raise such issues on debian-devel, or another broader Debian

> Right now the official policy for the hurd package is to be built 
> using make. This policy could very well change. And whether it should change 
> is a relevant point for discussion.

No. This is completely off-topic, and this was the reason why I dropped the
CC to the list, which you unfortunately put back.


`Rhubarb is no Egyptian god.' Debian http://www.debian.org Check Key server 
Marcus Brinkmann              GNU    http://www.gnu.org    for public PGP Key 
Marcus.Brinkmann@ruhr-uni-bochum.de,     marcus@gnu.org    PGP Key ID 36E7CD09
http://homepage.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/Marcus.Brinkmann/       brinkmd@debian.org

Reply to: