[CentOS-devel] specspo issue

Charlie Brady charlieb-centos-devel at budge.apana.org.au
Wed Apr 8 17:36:33 UTC 2009


On Mon, 6 Apr 2009, Brandon Davidson wrote:

> R P Herrold wrote:
>
>> and a couple more things jump out at me.  By and large, I see
>> NO dark art here, requiring that such a review and proposed
>> fix cannot be done by anyone, diffing the present upstream
>> original and the last shipped patches (once CentOS variant
>> SRPMs are retrievable), and ...
>
> Hey, just because I have time to track it down for a user on the forum and file
> a bug doesn't mean I have time to fix it ;) I agree, though, it doesn't look too
> difficult to correct the immediate issue. It looks like the original patch is
> from hughesjr; I'll keep an eye out for the 5.3 SRPMs and submit a patch if I
> have time.
>
>> frankly, who _cares_ to install packages which ** cannot **
>> work as upstream does not release the server side sources for
>> the RHN, such that we cannot replicate it (it not being clear
>> that we have a desire as a project to so proceed)
>
> My point was that we are providing translations for packages that we don't ship,
> and contributing to the confusion of users that do install those packages on
> their own.

It's worth pointing out (again) that we are providing *erroneous* 
translations. The Red Hat Network *is* the Red Hat Network - there is no 
CentOS Network, etc.

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Charlie


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