[packman] Claws Mail 3.8.0 unleashed!!
malcolm_lewis at bellsouth.net
Sun Jan 1 01:33:36 CET 2012
On Sat, 31 Dec 2011 15:04:00 +0100
<guido+links2linux.de at berhoerster.name> wrote:
> * Smartysmart34 <smartysmart34 at web.de>
> [2011-12-31 13:31]:
> > Am 31.12.2011 11:26, schrieb Guido Berhoerster:
> > > ...people can get it either through the oss repo of
> > > a released version or through Tumbleweed/Factory if they want to
> > > live on the bleeding edge.
> > Maybe someone can enlighten me on a specific topic: I am reading
> > different Mails here and someone speaks of OBS (Build Service)
> > others talk about OSS (which for me is the open Source software
> > setup repository of a Suse installaton?)
> I meant part of the released distribution above.
> > So as long as a specific Software is available in the default setup
> > repository, I'm fine with that. But if it is in Build service which
> > for me seems like a bunch of different repos of various quality and
> > unclear maintenance, then that's not an option.
> > To get my Suse setup up and running i used to have oss, non-oss,
> > update and packman in the past.
> > Now I have (besides the 4 mentioned above):
> > KDE:Extra for knutclient
> > Security:Passwordmanagement for Keepassx
> > KDE:Extra:KDE_Release_46_... for Luminance HDR
> > Graphics:Opensuse for Rawtherapee
> So the problem here is that these packages are not provided by the
> regular distribution, ie. that they are not part of Factory
> because there is no maintainer willing to maintain them there.
> I don't see how this relates to Packman.
> > Education for Scribus newer then 1.4 RC1
> See below.
> > Videolan for libdvdcss
> This cannot be legally distributed in Germany or the US so there's
> no way for Packman or openSUSE to provide it.
> > And if I want to check now, where Scribus 1.4 RC6 can be found: it
> > is available under
> > - KDE:Release:47
> > - KDE:Distro:Factory
> > - KDE:UpdatedApps
> > - KDE:Distro:Stable
> > - Education
> > And I'm only talking about Suse 11.4 here. This is close to
> > ridiculous.
> > Fact is, that Suse 11.4 delivered scribus 1.4 RC1 through the
> > default setup-repository, which was almost unusable due to major
> > bugs. And instead of delivering subsequent RCs (2, 3, 4, 5, 6 -
> > which fixed most of the bugs) via update - where they belong - one
> > is now forced to include suspicious OBS-repos.
> In this particular case the right way to deal with this is to
> file a bug and ask the maintainer to issue an update for 11.4.
> Was this done and if so why was it rejected?
> > I'd rather go for default oss, non-oss and update together with all
> > the rest in packman.
> If the packages you cited above actually had a maintainer willing to
> maintain them properly they could go into Factory just as well,
> again I think this issue has little to do with Packman.
GNOME:Apps is the development project for claws-mail;
So that (when updated get's pushed to factory). It will then be
available in the other repositories. If vuntz or DimStar allow an
updated into oss, it will get pushed to the 12.1 update channel...
Cheers Malcolm °¿° (Linux Counter #276890)
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