Kudos to Tom "Spot" Callaway

drago01 drago01 at gmail.com
Sat Sep 10 06:45:23 UTC 2011

On Sat, Sep 10, 2011 at 1:37 AM, John5342 <john5342 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 9, 2011 at 14:47, Jeffrey Ollie <jeff at ocjtech.us> wrote:
>> On Fri, Sep 9, 2011 at 2:16 AM, Christoph Frieben
>> <christoph.frieben at googlemail.com> wrote:
>>> 2011/9/8 "Jóhann B. Guðmundsson":
>>>> On behalf of the systemd convertion team Just wanted to say thanks to
>>>> Tom "Spot" Callaway he's been on fire today packaging submitted unit
>>>> files and shipping them.
>>>> Your work did not go unoticed!
>>> I do agree in particular with respect to his labour to provide cromium
>>> packages to the Fedora community. However, there is always some margin
>>> to improve: would it be possible to actually sign the chromium builds
>>> somehow? ~C
>> What would be more productive (in the long term at least) is figuring
>> out what the blockers are to getting Chromium into Fedora itself and
>> getting those fixed, rather than as an external repo.  That way
>> packages would be signed as a part of the normal update process.
>> I've never looked at the source or the packages myself so I can't say
>> anything more - the packages do work fantastically though and I
>> appreciate all the work Tom has done on them!
> This is an old blog post but having seen upstream i am sure it still
> very much applies:
> http://spot.livejournal.com/312320.html

Well it seems upstream isn't really interested in fixing this so if we
want chromium in fedora we'd have to ask FESCo for an exception.

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