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From Eric Evans <eev...@rackspace.com>
Subject Re: Packaging Cassandra for Ubuntu
Date Thu, 03 Jun 2010 21:42:22 GMT
On Thu, 2010-06-03 at 14:53 -0600, paul cannon wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 2:11 PM, Eric Evans <eevans@rackspace.com>
> wrote:
> > On Thu, 2010-06-03 at 07:55 -0700, Clint Byrum wrote:
> >> * We will most likely conflict with the Cassandra published debian
> packages. Is this acceptable? Suggested solutions?
> >
> > Ultimately, I think packages in Ubuntu/Debian can replace the builds
> > currently hosted on ASF mirrors.
> 
> Probably not in cases where people want to use new releases; there is
> a non-negligible time delay in getting packages into released or
> "testing" suites of Ubuntu and Debian, and sometimes even into Debian
> unstable.

The packages uploaded to the ASF mirrors have thus far been stable
releases. Those could just as easily be uploaded to backports.org.

-- 
Eric Evans
eevans@rackspace.com


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