Summary/Minutes from today's FESCo Meeting (2015-10-07)

Haïkel hguemar at
Fri Oct 9 14:42:38 UTC 2015

2015-10-09 16:20 GMT+02:00 Neal Gompa <ngompa13 at>:
> A SIG dedicated to going through our packages and "systemizing" them (e.g.
> unbundling them) would probably be a really good idea, especially with the
> new rules. A group of packagers experienced in this could be solicited to
> help with trickier packages. As it is, it's pretty hard to solicit for help
> on packages. Last night, I was in #fedora-devel, where someone was working
> on a package to unbundle, and he was having a lot of trouble doing it on his
> own. He didn't have to, but was trying to anyway.
> I think our packagers generally want our packages to be system-friendly, but
> sometimes it can be very hard. We have SIGs to solicit experience for
> Python, Ruby, PHP, etc., why not have one for this too?
> Kevin, given that you're so passionate about this, why don't you create the
> SIG and gather folks to help support such efforts? It would be greatly
> appreciated.

And I was serious about it, rather sticking to guidelines as if they
were dogma, I prefer positive actions to fight poor practices.


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