[TriLUG] Red Hats Package online package manager thingy (i actually
Andrew C. Oliver
Sun, 28 Jul 2002 13:29:23 -0400
Point taken but as a user, I don't really care *why* it doesn't work
with ximians packages, I just would prefer it did.
If either or both sides wanted to work together bad enough they could.
Kevin - The Alchemist - Sonney wrote:
>On Sun, 2002-07-28 at 11:16, Andrew C. Oliver wrote:
>>So great job redhat on a nifty tool that does save me a little time.
>> Please consider cooperating with Ximian on the Gnome
>Actually, this isn't "Red Hat needs to co-operate with Ximian" so much
>as a "Ximian doesn't need to repackage every app it depends on and
>replace the ones that come standard with $DISTRIBUTION"
>Item : Red Hat follows the Gnome standard. Ximian is a distribution of
>Gnome, not the standard
>Item: Red Carpet broke 7.3's updates & depends, even though 7.3 was out
>before that version of Gnome
>Item: rpm -qa |grep ximian shows a lot more than Gnome stuff.
>Xmms-ximian for example, which doesn't seem to be any different than the
>While I wish the two would inter-operate better, I don't think it's Red
>it's job to test every package and add-on someone builds. It's up to the
>package maintainer to make sure his/her packages don't break the distro.