Go packaging

Vincent Batts vbatts at redhat.com
Fri Oct 3 14:21:50 UTC 2014



----- Original Message -----
> From: "Richard W.M. Jones" <rjones at redhat.com>
> To: "Development discussions related to Fedora" <devel at lists.fedoraproject.org>
> Cc: "Vincent Batts" <vbatts at redhat.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 3:45:05 AM
> Subject: Re: Go packaging
> 
> On Mon, Sep 29, 2014 at 08:54:08PM +0200, Haïkel wrote:
> > Currently, there is *no* golang packaging guidelines approved, so we
> > shouldn't have accepted golang packages in the first place.
> > https://fedorahosted.org/fpc/ticket/382
> 
> While we should be working on packaging guidelines, it has been very
> useful gaining experience packaging real golang libraries (and finding
> out how poor upstream decisions make distro packaging especially
> difficult).
> 
> Rich.

No doubt golang upstream has left the packaging up to the creativity of others. And like so many languages, this is very difficult.


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