Packaging Guidelines discussions

Colin Walters walters at
Wed Mar 26 09:14:19 PDT 2008

On Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 12:08 PM, martin f krafft <madduck at> wrote:
> also sprach Jesse Keating <jkeating at> [2008.03.26.1704 +0100]:
> > Since all of us distro folks have our own in-distro packaging
>  > guidelines, wouldn't it make sense to start meeting and discussing these
>  > things with other distros to try and get some conformity going on?
>  What exactly would be part of packaging guidelines? Would this
>  include Debian's policy?

High on the list of things to standardize I think are forks of
deployment systems like Debian's python-support for Python.  I just
tried to figure out an import issue that someone had with that but had
no idea how it worked.  It's not upstream as far as I know.

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