On Tue, May 12, 2020 at 12:26 PM Andrew Haley <aph(a)redhat.com> wrote:
On 5/12/20 11:55 AM, Felix Schwarz wrote:
> Am 12.05.20 um 12:32 schrieb Ty Young:
>> Right, I figured it was some Fedora policy and not up to you. I suppose I
>> should have been more clear there. Sorry for any confusion, it was aimed at
>> the Fedora project as a whole as this is a Fedora issue.
> This is not a Fedora issue but a consequence of Fedora's core values. You not
> agree with it but "building from source" is so fundamental that it does
> make sense to even start a discussion about it on fedora-devel.
Yes, exactly. It's not a Java thing, it's a free software thing. If
we just grab binaries how do we know that they respect the basic
> I suggest you read up on the rationale behind that policy (which is
> why I linked the policy document in the first place).
> I understand that missing components/features due to the source
> requirement are annoying but Fedora (and other distros) decided to
> take the "high road" here and actually fix stuff instead of shipping
> whatever upstream came up with.
Quite. The high road is never the easy road. Thank you.
It's too bad nobody's built an equivalent to Maven Central that
requires at least sources to be uploaded to publish, similar to PyPI
真実はいつも一つ！/ Always, there's only one truth!