[Fedora-packaging] Schedule for Thursday's FPC Meeting (2013-11-14 17:00 UTC)

Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski dominik at greysector.net
Thu Nov 14 10:48:44 UTC 2013

Hi Christopher,

On Thursday, 14 November 2013 at 08:58, Christopher Meng wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 14, 2013 at 2:11 PM, Toshio Kuratomi <a.badger at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, Nov 14, 2013 at 06:39:25AM +0800, Christopher Meng wrote:
> >> Ticket #350 needs 2 votes on final decision.
> >>
> >> Please consider.
> >>
> > What would help is if you could add to the ticket what makes this different
> > from the situation of rsync bundling zlib or similar.  In order to be fair
> > to packagers, we try to either follow precedent in these cases or change the
> > guidelines so that old rejections would know that they could re-apply for an
> > exception if needed.
> Quoted:
> "Currently haven't voted: Rathann, tibbs"
> So please let the rest part of committee to finish voting first. 4:3
> with 2 not available, I'm not sure what I could do here.

I added my vote and comments to the ticket.

> To me about this package, well, I think the comment 5 from the author
> is very clear. It needs antlr but the orginial sources doesn't work in
> the way he wants, and will be, never, so he modified the sources.

The only thing that it's clear is that current antlr3 doesn't work
the way they want. Apparently, however, upstream was never told about
those issues. I'd be happy to be proven wrong here, but it looks to me
as if codimension parser upstream is doing bundling out of convenience

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