[Proposal] Ring-based Packaging Policies

Petr Pisar ppisar at redhat.com
Wed Feb 18 14:46:15 UTC 2015


On 2015-02-18, Vít Ondruch <vondruch at redhat.com> wrote:
> Dne 18.2.2015 v 12:52 Rahul Sundaram napsal(a):
>>
>>     What is wrong with using Copr for the "ring packages". It already
>>     works
>>     just fine (may be BZ is missing). There are no reviews, no guidelin=
> es,
>>     you can bundle ... I believe that everybody understands that while
>>     Copr
>>     is supported by Fedora, you are using these packages on your own
>>     risk. I
>>     can't imagine better state.
>>
>>
>> That's easy to imagine
>>
>> *  Searching for packages in copr from the command line and GUI should
>> be trivial
>> *  There should be a difference between experimental random builds of
>> the day and packages which have gone through some review process even
>> if it does include some bundling
>> *  Formalized bug reporting
>> *  pkgdb, tagger, bodhi etc
>
> Yes, and at the end you reach the current state of Fedora (with
> bundling) ... just going in circles.
>
Yes. And that's was the point: To have the packages in Fedora.

Users really don't care about repository the software comes from, if
it's seamlessly integrated into the native package manager.

With Copr there is no such user experience.

-- Petr



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