Packaging idea (Re: What next?)

Nicolas Mailhot Nicolas.Mailhot at
Thu Jun 2 19:25:48 UTC 2005

Le jeudi 02 juin 2005 à 00:16 -0400, Konstantin Ryabitsev a écrit :
>  And
> yes, I'm pretty sure a lot of people will not bother with Extras, if
> only because:
> a. They don't care to jump through all the hoops involved.
> b. They don't want to bind themselves with any sort of a contract with Red Hat.
> c. Their software is licensed so that it cannot be put in Extras.

d. They don't want to QA their stuff on FC/RHEL. Yay drop statically-compiled horror in /usr/local/bin

Nothing prevents them from creating an overlay repository today. You can
even solve the closed license part by adding authenticated https support
to yum today.

Nicolas Mailhot
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