Proposal to reduce anti-bundling requirements

Simo Sorce simo at redhat.com
Thu Oct 8 01:42:49 UTC 2015


On 07/10/15 20:33, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> Jared K. Smith wrote:
>> I think this strikes a fair balance between promoting packaging hygiene
>> and recognizing that not all upstream communities feel the same way Fedora
>> packagers do about bundled libraries.
>
> The thing is, it should NOT matter at all how upstream feels. If we treat
> unbundling as something to do with upstream, we already failed. Unbundling
> must be done whether upstream likes it or not, even in upstream's spite! And
> it's the packager's job to do it: "upstream does not support it" is NOT a
> valid excuse for not unbundling!

Says who ?

Simo.

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