Michael A. Peters
mpeters at mac.com
Wed Jun 22 20:41:45 UTC 2005
On Thu, 2005-06-23 at 01:41 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Matthew Miller wrote:
> >On Thu, Jun 23, 2005 at 01:04:33AM +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> >>The stock answer is to package it for Extras repository. So here you go
> >Kind of hard -- Extras packages aren't supposed to conflict with core, and
> >this appears to be a shadow-utils replacement.
> Time to revive Fedora Alternatives perhaps?
I think so. It's a good place to test potential replacements for
technology in core that can't be tested in Extras due to this very
reason - conflicts.
It also could potentially be used to test some neat ideas that modify
core products, such as Elektra (which I think is a good idea ...)
The downside is it would require infrastructure which costs money and
time and the ROI for Red Hat may not be worth it.
More information about the devel