Stable Release Updates types proposal (was Re: Fedora Board Meeting Recap 2010-03-11)
andy at warmcat.com
Fri Mar 12 17:19:45 UTC 2010
On 03/12/10 15:11, Somebody in the thread at some point said:
> Andy Green wrote:
>> On 03/12/10 00:45, Somebody in the thread at some point said:
>>> If you are the user, then you should not be compiling software. :-) You
>>> should be using some repository and that repository is responsible for
>>> rebuilding the package.
>> I tend to agree with what you have been writing but this seems wrong.
>> I don't think I'm the only person who is using Fedora as a basis for
>> homegrown apps, if what I want isn't in Fedora (because I am creating it
>> locally) then I certainly will "compile software" as a Fedora user and
>> the case must be considered.
> Uh, please read the context of my statement!
> I wrote:
>> Huh? I have to compile the stuff I am developing very often anyway.
>> Having to rebuild it once is not going to be the end of the world.
> Simo Sorce replied:
>> It is if you are not the developer but the user.
> And I replied:
>> If you are the user, then you should not be compiling software. :-)
> In this context, if you're writing homegrown apps, you're a "developer", not
> a "user", so the above sentence obviously does not apply. Instead, my
> original point does (you'll be compiling your own software very often
It's a bit of a false dichotomy because I may be developing my stuff and
using someone else's, but I take your point.
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