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

drago01 drago01 at
Mon Oct 12 17:25:09 UTC 2015

On Mon, Oct 12, 2015 at 6:47 PM, Kevin Kofler <kevin.kofler at> wrote:
> Bastien Nocera wrote:
>> 2 distributions add slightly different versions of the same functionality
>> -> incompatible
> I said that carrying more feature patches makes it "more likely" that
> packages from other distros will work, not "100% certain" (which is
> obviously not possible when there are incompatible versions of the same
> patchset floating around).
>> Application compiled on Fedora using the new features -> doesn't work on
>> other distribution
> And that's not a problem for OUR users, only for those of the other
> distribution. So why would that be ours to worry about?

They might compile something and send it to someone that happens to
use a different distro ...

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