[smokeping-users] Embedded modules?

Tobias Oetiker tobi at oetiker.ch
Fri Jun 8 17:34:17 CEST 2007


Today Terje Bless wrote:

> tobi at oetiker.ch (Tobias Oetiker) wrote:
> > if you feel so strongly about it, then just go ahead and merge the smokeping
> > modules into the perl tree, [?]. This is opensource after all. [?] I have
> > explained to you why I don't think this is a good aproach from where I
> > stand.
> Heh. That's why I started out asking whether there was any chance I'd be able
> to persuade you. :-)

yes, I understand that, given you had been sucessful in it would
make your life easier :-)


> The thing is, another part of Fedora's packaging policy is to stay as close as
> possible to upstream. Ideally a package would apply no patches against
> upstream source; and performing major surgery on modules is definitely not a
> desired way to go about things. Second-guessing the upstream project is not a
> game I particularly want to get into.
> By that consideration I'm going to start out submitting the package for review
> in line with how you do things in the source distribution. I'm expecting
> they'll bring up the issues I've mentioned in this thread, but then again I
> may well be wrong and they'll consider it entirely unproblematic.
> Thank you for all the help and information!
> Cheers, -link

Tobi Oetiker, OETIKER+PARTNER AG, Aarweg 15 CH-4600 Olten
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