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From André Malo>
Subject Re: Proposal: R-T-C and packaging files
Date Sun, 23 Jan 2005 14:31:57 GMT
* Graham Leggett wrote:

> Hi all,
> There has been an ongoing problem with httpd and system package build
> scripts. Over time, changes have been backported to the build system
> (autoconf, etc) which breaks packaging scripts and files such as the RPM
> spec file.
> The packaging files are then fixed, but the backport sits in the STATUS
> file without enough votes to move it forward, and eventually a release
> is made with broken packaging.
> What I propose is that changes to packaging files (such as
> build/rpm/, build/pkg/, etc) should be CTR, just
> as documentation files are. This will not apply if other files (source
> code for example) are involved in the change.
> Thoughts?

I tend to agree.

"Eine Eieruhr", erklärt ihr Hermann, "besteht aus einem Ei. Du nimmst
das Ei und kochst es. Wenn es hart ist, sind fünf Minuten um. Dann weißt
du, daß die Zeit vergangen ist."
                             -- Hannes Hüttner in "Das Blaue vom Himmel"

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