[Gllug] Linux migration in small businesses

Richard Jones rich at annexia.org
Wed Sep 10 11:47:45 UTC 2008

On Tue, Sep 09, 2008 at 06:13:55PM +0100, - Tethys wrote:
> [1] And it's getting worse. If the trend continues, I'll be abandoning
> the Red Hat world for something sane (which also rules out Debian or
> Ubuntu FWIW). At the moment, it's just about bearable. But there seems
> to be no desire to fix the problem, which is worrying.

There's lots of discussion about how to fix poor dependency choices in
Fedora on fedora-devel-list, for example:


If you file a bug about a particular package which in your opinion
unnecessarily depends upon NetworkManager, then it'll get looked at.
It usually means the packager needs to create a subpackage isolating
the dependency.  As, for example, we are doing with collectd:



Richard Jones
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