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Re: Gnome dans core-updates

From: Josselin Poiret
Subject: Re: Gnome dans core-updates
Date: Sun, 19 Mar 2023 15:14:59 +0100

Hi Andreas,

Andreas Enge <> writes:

> Am Sun, Mar 19, 2023 at 10:20:27AM +0100 schrieb Josselin Poiret:
>> The project does seem functional, they just seem to not care about
>> making new releases, since they direct users to official builds of HEAD
>> [1].  Maybe we could just point there as well?
>> [1]
> Well, I am loath to this attitude "just take the latest master", and it is
> not what we normally do. A software writer cannot expect distros (nor end
> users, as they seem to prefer) to follow each and every of their commits.
> And it does not reflect well on their quality assurance processes if they
> are unable to single out a commit from time to time that has undergone more
> thorough scrutiny.
> That said, if just backporting one fix does not solve the problem, we may
> have to go this route...

I agree with you, but given that upstream has already closed a
discussion on this topic with a clear stance, I don't really want to
re-open anything.  We could go with that solution for now?

Josselin Poiret

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