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Re: Hosting tarballs on ASF infrastructure

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2010 18:42:39 +0200

On Mon, Apr 26, 2010 at 11:20:52AM -0500, Hyrum K. Wright wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 26, 2010 at 11:06 AM, Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > On Mon, Apr 26, 2010 at 11:44 AM, Hyrum K. Wright
> > <hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu> wrote:
> > I was under the impression we couldn't post it unless we remove Neon
> > and maybe other parts.
> >
> > Personally, I think this is a good opportunity to stop making it.
> >
>
> I would *love* to stop shipping the deps, and would be happy to make this
> happen as part of the 1.7 release cycle. It would be nice to hear from our
> users / packages / 3rd-party-clients to find out if they actually use or
> care about the deps tarballs before we banish them, however.

I have not seen a single packager in Linux/UNIX land that uses
the deps tarball. It does not make sense to use it when you have
a package manager anyway.

Not sure about Windows.

Stefan
Received on 2010-04-26 18:43:28 CEST

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