[Sugar-devel] Packaging Team (Was: Journal activity release 101 not tagged in Git)
dr at jones.dk
Fri Jun 5 10:22:23 EDT 2009
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On Fri, Jun 05, 2009 at 03:10:12PM +0200, Tomeu Vizoso wrote:
>On Fri, Jun 5, 2009 at 15:00, Jonas Smedegaard<dr at jones.dk> wrote:
>> On Fri, Jun 05, 2009 at 02:19:47PM +0200, Tomeu Vizoso wrote:
>>>On Fri, Jun 5, 2009 at 14:11, Jonas Smedegaard<dr at jones.dk> wrote:
>>>> On Fri, Jun 05, 2009 at 12:25:38PM +0200, Tomeu Vizoso wrote:
>>>>>On Fri, Jun 5, 2009 at 12:22, Jonas Smedegaard<dr at jones.dk> wrote:
>>>>>> (and possibly more - I keep loosing track of all the "homepages"
>>>>>> of Sugar pieces)
>>>>>> ...or for the places that is inappropriate to display historical
>>>>>> info, it might make sense to _remove_ mentioning Journal instead.
>>>>>Well the journal exist, it's just that it's incorporated in the
>>>>>shell module instead of living in its own module. I guess this is
>>>>>only of concern to packagers, not to regular users?
>>>> Yeah, I guess you are right. I just felt that more places than
>>>> Gitorious targeted packagers, but maybe not.
>>>Well, I would like to see one day a Packaging Team in Sugar Labs with
>>>its space in the wiki, meetings, etc but I'm not aware of any
>>>movement yet in that direction.
>> I fail to understand the purpose of such team.
>> If you mean a team that produces various packages compatible with
>> various distributions, then that won't replace the needs of most
>> distributions, who would still want to care for its own official
>> If you mean a team that provides source to distributors, then isn't
>> that a core task for the ReleaseTeam?
>Would be a team formed by the people that are working with each distro
>to deliver a good Sugar experience for their users.
>Sugar on Debian would be a product of Debian, and Sugar on Fedora
>would be a product of Fedora, but the packagers of each distro may
>find useful a space in Sugar Labs to pool information and resources.
>Or not, that's for packagers to decide.
Thanks for clarifying.
As I see it, we already share info today, e.g. through the wiki and this
Ideally we distributors only customize as little as required to fit our
individual distribution policies. Ideally reusable customization is
adopted by Sugarlabs in the core code.
I still fail to see what we might _coordinate_ that would not fit better
to do in existing sugarlabs team.
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