Weston versioning (Re: [PATCH weston 6/6] libweston: do not use weston version in libweston.pc)

Jan Engelhardt jengelh at inai.de
Mon Jul 11 16:58:32 UTC 2016

On Monday 2016-07-11 16:44, Emil Velikov wrote:
>>>http://ometer.com/parallel.html. I would strongly recommend giving it
>>>a look.
>> I read it now, and I do not buy it - at least not for 2016 standards.
>> According to the page, it was written in 2002, and I can confirm that
>> the situation was much worse then it is now. I can practically refute
>> all his points from the "Some more issues:" section, but for brevity,
>> I spare you the details for now.
>Trying to get some understanding about your experience in the area -
>which distribution(s) do you work with, how many packages do you
>maintain ?

openSUSE. Enlisted for 441, but my id appears in 2056 changelogs by now and I
bear the role of global co-reviewer, i.e. some 9100 packages.

And in the paid part of life: SLE, RH6,7, Ubu14/16, Univention, Collax (things
you never heard of), Windows(*). So I am also aware about _their_

(*) Not a distro, but an anarchy, which is also interesting to distribute for.

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