Re: For those who care about their packages in Ubuntu
On Tue, Jan 24, 2006 at 06:49:37AM -0800, Paul Johnson wrote:
> On Tuesday 24 January 2006 00:08, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> > Le lundi 23 janvier 2006, Paul Johnson a écrit :
> > > On Sunday 22 January 2006 03:16, David Weinehall wrote:
> > > > Since all Ubuntu packages are recompiled against a different set of
> > > > libraries, the bug might not even affect the Debian package, even
> > > > though they share the same source. Hence having Ubuntu developers
> > > > triage the bugs to rule out such issues before they are forwarded to
> > > > Debian's BTS is always a good thing; thus the maintainer field should
> > > > be changed for *binary packages*. The source is the same, so the field
> > > > should NOT be changed for *source packages*.
> > >
> > > Given Ubuntu hopelessly complicates everything, pretends there is
> > > cooperation where there is none, and merely duplicates the effort of the
> > > debian-desktop project, and contributes nothing to the community or
> > > society, what's stopping us from officially discouraging Ubuntu's
> > > existence?
> > FWIW, what you say is false and *many* developers are interested in
> > cooperation, not in war.
> > And Ubuntu is doing far more for us than most other derivatives that we
> > ever had.
> Provide evidence, please.
Which other derivative has made available all of the changes they've made,
more-or-less as they make them?