F21 Self Contained Change: Playground repository

Marcela Mašláňová mmaslano at redhat.com
Tue Apr 8 16:34:06 UTC 2014


On 08/04/14 18:24, Michael Cronenworth wrote:
> Jaroslav Reznik wrote:
>> For now the Playground repository contains both packages that
>> are destined for eventual inclusion into the main Fedora repository and
>> *packages that are never going to make it there.*
>
> This sounds like a problem and not a feature. Why would packages never
> make it to Fedora, yet be available in this new repository?
>
> My intent here is to be constructive so my question is genuine. I don't
> believe Fedora should start down the path of a fragmented repository
> structure. It makes sense for RHEL and its software channels it can sell
> support for, but Fedora is different. RPMFusion being an exception as it
> is a legal necessity.

There are other packages hard to package properly, which could rotten in 
Package Reviews. Mostly it's about bundling, but there is also stuff 
like Chromium.

Marcela


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