Software Management call for RFEs

Jan Zelený jzeleny at redhat.com
Thu May 23 11:35:26 UTC 2013


On 22. 5. 2013 at 17:08:33, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Hi
> 
> On Wed, May 22, 2013 at 9:43 AM, Jan Zelený wrote:
> > We acknowledge the need for some changes in Software Management stack in
> > Fedora but we don't want to make changes just by guessing what our
> > users want. Therefore I call to you, consumers of our products (dnf, yum
> > and
> > rpm): what are the changes that you would like to see in the foreseeable
> > future (say 2-3 years) and why would you like to see them (what would they
> > help you with)?
> 
> Thanks for taking on this effort.   What I would like to see is solid git
> integration. Git has become the standard distributed vcs and github and
> google code etc have stopped hosting tarballs and/or discouraging it and
> GNOME is planning to do that as well.  If Source URL could point directly
> to a git url with a hash or git tag, we would benefit.

Interesting idea however I'm not sure if this shouldn't be targeted somewhere 
else. Anyway, thanks for the suggestion, we will consider it.

> Also,  if would could make it easy to easier to do things like updating the
> icon cache etc only once per transaction instead of per package would help
> with the speed of the initial Fedora installation or any large updates

Honestly, I'm not completely sure what do you mean by icon cache.

Thanks
Jan


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