[Gllug] Linux migration in small businesses

- Tethys tethys at gmail.com
Wed Sep 10 23:41:15 UTC 2008

On Wed, Sep 10, 2008 at 11:30 PM, Richard Jones <rich at annexia.org> wrote:

> You might get a better response by actually proposing a specfile patch
> to move the dependencies into a subpackage.  I know as someone
> personally maintaining ~ 70 Fedora packages, I don't have very much
> time to look at bugs which _I_ might think are fanciful feature
> requests.  Either that, or join as a Fedora developer and then you can
> directly make the required changes yourself.

That's something I've contemplated many times. But realistically, I
don't seem to have enough time to get the essentials in my life done,
let alone fixing non-essential things like broken dependencies in my
distribution of choice. Maybe one day. Then again, I've said that
about many things that haven't come to pass. Ho hum...


Perl is like vise grips. You can do anything with it but it is the
wrong tool for every job. -- Bruce Eckel
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