What has happened to desktop icons in rawhide?
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Tue Jan 25 12:21:44 UTC 2011
2011/1/25 Peter Robinson <pbrobinson at gmail.com>
> On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 11:19 AM, Rahul Sundaram <metherid at gmail.com>
> > On 01/25/2011 04:11 PM, Peter Robinson wrote:
> >> this exact reason. Another classic example of this is updates to
> >> openoffice. There have been 10 updates @ 200Mb odd MB each for oo.o
> >> since the release of F-14 for such critical bugs as "background isn't
> >> transparent"  surely these could be bundled together once a month
> >> or so (I thought there was suppose to be a policy about this but I
> >> can't find it).
> > There isn't any such policy suggesting or requiring bundling of bug
> > fixes and trying to mandate it via policy doesn't really seem
> > feasible. We could talk to the maintainers in question and understand
> > what happened first before trying to stop it. If it isn't a one off
> > problem, then it makes sense to discuss it in the broader context.
> The number of updates in a stable release has been discussed, at
> length. There was even discussion of implementing a policy for it but
> it clearly was never done.
another thing that can be done is somehow encouraging the creation of delta
rpms, especially for big packages (like ooo).
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