Re: where do NEW packages go?
On Sat, 18 May 2002, Jeroen Dekkers wrote:
> > One has to prove they can follow the current standard, before attempting to
> > change.
> Could you please give me the standard describing how to port Debian to
> another operating system? I couldn't find it, but of course I'm just a
> random fool and you're God, so you can probably give me the url.
There is none, and you know it. That has nothing to do with what I said.
The current standard is how Debian functions. hurd should be molded to fit
Debian, not Debian molded to fit hurd. Modifying Debian to work with hurd,
means that *ALL* other ports of Debian need to be modified. Is that what you
really want? Can you honestly suggest this course of action?
> > And, hurd has not even done that.
> Done what? Being compatible with Linux? That won't happen.
Who said anything about Linux? This is *Debian* you must be compatible with.
I am not surprised that you attempt to misdirect this pointless thread with
more pointlessness, by saying that this is an argument about hurd and Linux.
> > Once we see that they can fit in with the rest of Debian, then hurd will be
> > given the credence it desires. Until then, most requests will fall on deaf
> > ears.
> I doubt the Hurd can fit i with the rest of Debian. We need a lot of
> changes for that, especially in the attitude of the cabals, I don't
> think that will ever happen.
The hurd cabals, maybe.
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