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Re: [alpine-aports] [PATCH] testing/nodejs-stable: new aport

From: Sören Tempel <soeren_at_soeren-tempel.net>
Date: Wed, 9 Mar 2016 16:52:13 +0100

On 29.02.16, Jose-Luis Rivas wrote:
> We have the LTS release on main/nodejs and the new features are being
> added to the stable release which is at v5.7.0 (vs v4.3.1 for LTS).
>
> There's a replace against nodejs so there's no conflicts when someone
> tries to install them together.

Do we really want to maintain two different versions of nodejs?
Personally I don't think that it is a good idea to maintain both the
newest and the LTS version of a software in the official repositories.
The only package that I know of where we do this currently is firefox
and I don't think that it has worked very well in the past with firefox.

Sören.


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Received on Wed Mar 09 2016 - 16:52:13 GMT