Packaging Committee Meeting Summary (2010-02-03)

Till Maas opensource at
Sat Feb 6 14:36:47 UTC 2010

On Sat, Feb 06, 2010 at 12:14:22AM +0100, Kevin Kofler wrote:

> By the way, the whole concept of this kind of macros has been frowned upon 
> and FESCo already recommended that the MinGW packagers simply paste their 
> debuginfo logic directly into the specfiles instead of using this kind of 
> macros. I guess the same recommendation can be given to the font packagers.

Why is code duplication considered good practice here, while it is
considered to be bad practice everywhere else, e.g. in the no duplicate
system libraries guidelines?

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