[CentOS-devel] Am I qualified to help?

Les Mikesell

lesmikesell at gmail.com
Sat Jan 8 19:44:12 UTC 2011

On 1/8/11 1:30 PM, Hubert Bahr wrote:
>>> Comment #5 from Rich clears it up quite nicely from our ( the CentOS )
>>> side of things, the upstream package was built with that dep, so we
>>> would need to as well. I havent looked at the build logs to see if there
> I interpret this statement to say, "if the upstream binary package is
> buggy, CentOS must provide the same bugs."
> Personally I was hoping this would not be the case.

Bug-for-bug compatibility sort-of makes sense as a goal for the shipped 
binaries.  I'm not sure it does for things that relate to a build system that is 
neither public nor completely identical to upstream.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com

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