[oi-dev] 1262 Berkeley-db package
alasdairrr at gmail.com
Tue Oct 4 23:25:09 UTC 2011
On 3 Oct 2011, at 22:08, Alex Viskovatoff wrote:
> On Mon, 2011-10-03 at 16:34 -0400, Josef 'Jeff' Sipek wrote:
> Is there some special reason why you are working on this package, given
> that oi-sfe already delivers it and the "Before adding new packages to
> oi-build" remark in
> http://wiki.openindiana.org/oi/Building+with+oi-build ?
SFE is technically a third party repo, which doesn't receive the same amount of QA/testing that our core packages do. Think of it as a "contrib" repo. The note on the wiki is really referring to "extra" or "additional" software like VLC/Inkscape/etc which are big less commonly used software.
BerkeleyDB is an important, core bit of software that we should deliver in oi-build.
> Since oi-sfe uses IPS, packages built with oi-build can depend on
> packages from oi-sfe.
Definitely not - the core distro should not depend on optional 3rd party repos that might not be present in an end-users publisher list.
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