Inter-WG coordination: Stable application runtimes

Nicolas Mailhot nicolas.mailhot at
Tue Jan 14 09:48:52 UTC 2014

Le Lun 13 janvier 2014 01:37, Adam Williamson a écrit :
> On Sun, 2014-01-12 at 19:43 +0100, Reindl Harald wrote:
>> Am 12.01.2014 19:39, schrieb Adam Williamson:
>> > Have you looked at what people are installing on Fedora lately? Have
>> you
>> > looked at how much PHP stuff there is out there vs. what we have
>> > packaged 'properly'? Java? Ruby? Do you know anyone who deploys
>> > Wordpress plugins via distribution packages?
>> that has other reasons
>> on a typical webserver you have not *the* wordpress and *the* wordpress
>> plugins - you have 10,20,30,100,500 *independent* wordpress setups
>> for production the only case where you can use distribution packages
>> is if you have a dedicated machines / VM serving only one website
> Sure, but that just backs up my point further. Even in the case where
> you have an 'appliance' style setup, you _can_ use distro packages, but
> why would you bother?

For the same reason you can plunk all sorts of out-of-tree modules in your
kernel but if you want to keep sane you don't.

Does not stop a lot of people for choosing the easy road to hell. That's
nothing new or specific to Linux.


Nicolas Mailhot

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