[Pkg-mediawiki-devel] Re: Upstream repository...

Marc Dequènes (Duck) Duck at DuckCorp.org
Thu Sep 15 17:50:58 UTC 2005


-3 includes last toots' fixes and is RC for upload.
Last check before the spaceship is launched.
Fast reply needed.

Romain Beauxis <toots at rastageeks.org> writes:

> Again, I do not agree with this point, as it seems more clever to me 
> that we use the more we can the means provided by the original application.
> Mainly because packaging a webapp is a lot of work, and it can be all 
> the more painfull if upstream choose, for instance, to change its conf 
> file structure: the package with a debianized config would have to 
> provide a way of converting its own file while upstream would certainly 
> provide it its way..
> But well, if anyone wants to do a debconf thing, I'm not against, but 
> wouldn't like to have to maintain it..

I don't think this installer is so horrible a debconf replacement is
absolutely needed. And i'm sure toots is far from being wrong for the
heavy maintainance part. I may change my mind in the future if we find
some nice technical solutions, but i currently disagree too.

Marc Dequènes (Duck)
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