[CentOS-devel] perl-devel package

Jeff Johnson n3npq at mac.com
Tue Aug 5 01:30:13 UTC 2008

On Aug 4, 2008, at 7:12 PM, Jeroen van Meeuwen wrote:

> Les Mikesell wrote:
>> Do they really consider backwards-compatibility to be a distro- 
>> specific hack?
> 3 lines in a spec file? It's maintainable, sustainable and not a  
> very user unfriendly thing to do.
>   Sounds suicidal to me.
> Funny. Suicide is for mortals.

Please stop the histrionics, chicken little. The sky is not falling ...

Joe Orton is merely remarking that a patch in the "rawhide" branch
does not help other branches like "f9", "f8", etc etc, ...

Do the math: Maintaining a patch in a "rawhide" spec file that never  
in other, commonly used branches of a VCS is pointless.

73 de Jeff

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