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Re: Building unofficial packages on Alpine build infrastructure?

From: Natanael Copa <ncopa_at_alpinelinux.org>
Date: Tue, 31 Oct 2017 12:01:01 +0100

On Sun, 29 Oct 2017 21:36:44 -0500
William Pitcock <nenolod_at_dereferenced.org> wrote:

> My doubt is in providing technical resources and personnel to a
> project that may very well not be around 6 months from now.
> Doing hacks to quickly implement infrastructure for a project that has
> an unknown future (due to not actually being usable for daily use on
> any device) takes away opportunity to properly solve these problems.
> Surely you would agree with this?
>
> To be clear, I don't really have any position on pmOS either way.
> I just doubt the longterm viability of the project given what I have
> seen so far.
> And since I doubt the longterm viability, I am not in favour of giving
> them special treatment.
> Once rootbld and the other infrastructure changes are done *and the
> infra team evaluates their requirements* then there is maybe something
> we can do.
> Which is what I said about it to begin with -- at no time did I imply
> we could do that immediately.

I think if we try help them they might still be around 6 months from
now. But in any case, I think we should at least try help. Having two
different downstream derivatives are better than one.

But lets bring this up again after the v3.7 release.

-nc
Received on Tue Oct 31 2017 - 12:01:01 GMT