On Thu, 23 Jan 2014 13:57:38 -0800
Adam Williamson <awilliam(a)redhat.com> wrote:
The repos will still exist, but things will be different. At
the Fedora repos are the single unified official Fedora method for
deploying software on Fedora products. Any other method you can use to
deploy software is not an 'official Fedora' thing.
If these plans go ahead, we will have multiple official/blessed
methods for deploying software on Fedora, potentially with different
policies about what software they can include and how that software
should be arranged, how dependencies should be handled, and all the
rest of it. Some of these methods will be shared between products,
and some will either only exist in certain products, or at least be
clearly associated with and 'owned' by those products.
Well, there's no details to see that yet. There's lots of ideas around
those things, but any detailed discussion I have seen has resulted in
"thats implementation details, lets keep the PRD high level".
Or "we could use docker or SCLs or just rpms for this" with no
So, perhaps in the coming month we will actually see concrete proposals
around how to use these methods and can actually discuss them. ;)