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Re: Building unofficial packages on Alpine build infrastructure?

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

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

Received on Tue Oct 31 2017 - 12:01:01 UTC