git migration, next steps

Raphael Kubo da Costa kubito at
Fri Jun 3 18:06:43 CEST 2011

Eric Hameleers <alien at> writes:

> If you want to give people a feeling of unity (pun intended) when
> running KDE it should not be given to packagers as a shambles of small
> un-coordinated source tarballs.

I'd appreciate it if people interested in the monolithic tarballs could
summarize their concerns so that it is easier to understand their

So far, I can see these:

  * Adding new packages (SRPMs or whatever) is slow in some distros;
  * Fear that new tarballs will be released without proper instructions
    or not following any criteria, so that creating packages and
    following the dependencies gets harder.

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