Latest thoughts on user level package management

Stuart Campbell stuart at
Sat Jun 6 14:11:30 UTC 2015

> On Jun 6, 2015, at 2:51 AM, Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at> wrote:
> I was aiming to cover a subset of what the ring concept conveys,
> specifically the "packaging and maintenance policy may vary" part.
> Broadly speaking, Aleph 0-2 would map to packaging policies for rings
> 0 & 1 (these would be pretty close to Fedora's existing policies),
> while Aleph 3-5 would map to packaging policies for rings 2 & 3 (aside
> Sent from my iPhone
> for Fedora - software developers targeting Linux are currently largely
> left to fend for themselves in this space)
> However, I think folks are using the rings concept as an organising
> principle for more than just packaging policy and technology, so I
> suspect these packaging and build process specific Aleph levels would
> support the rings concept, rather than replace it.
> Regards,
> Nick.
> -- 
> Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at   |   Brisbane, Australia

Cool, thank you for the reply

By 'replace' (poor choice of words) I really meant that  Aleph is the implementation for the packaging/building parts of the rings concept.


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