[OpenAFS] Re: Ubuntu

Russ Allbery rra@stanford.edu
Sat, 07 Apr 2012 12:50:03 -0700

Sergio Gelato <Sergio.Gelato@astro.su.se> writes:

> I also suspect that it's going to take less effort to just maintain PPAs
> --- for me personally it's already quite clear, for the community at
> large it may be harder to estimate --- than to push updates through the
> Ubuntu process, but it doesn't seem right to surrender without even
> trying; so let's see what this experiment will lead to. I wouldn't
> single out Ubuntu:  Debian's own policies and practices can also be
> quite frustrating at times (and don't get me started on Apple's=E2=80=A6)

Oh, yeah, there's nothing inherently wrong with the procedures given the
goals of the project, really.  Debian has other difficult procedures (such
as around licensing); people just tend not to notice them because I'm
actively involved in Debian and babysit OpenAFS through them.

Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>