[PR] resume, my proposal
michal at michal.waw.pl
Tue Feb 19 20:57:06 CET 2002
On Tue, Feb 19, 2002 at 06:21:46PM +0100, Blues wrote:
> > How is PLD different from other Linux distributions?
> > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> > In PLD one does, what one needs, or wants to do. This simple fact multiplied
> > by number of developers involved gives good picture how does PLD look like.
> This allows to maximize efficency of humans work - I can do something well
> - I'll make it everywhere, not only in my package. Thats why many things
> is standarized, besides not big TEAM.
> * quality of packages and init-scripts - we are the best :)
Signed: Blues, proud member of PLD devel team ;))) Damn, I'm proud
> > * Packages very often comes in sensible default configuration, with bunch
> > of useful patches applied -- that's because packagers use packages
> > themselves very extensively.
Shouldn't "themselves" be after "packagers"?
> > [[mention rc-scripts, initrd, localization issues (%lang() stuff),
> > -static, -devel, gziping mans/docs, several choices of
> > inetd/MTA/finger/ftp/whatever, and other stuff here]]
> * we try to make possibly small rpm packages. This allow to install that
> what user exactly wants to. Devel stuff is separated -devel and -static
* we try to make packages as small as possible. This allows to install
exactly what users want. Devel stuff is separated into "-devel" and
> * we do not prefer any specyfic MTA, ftpd, whatever in default
> configuration. Because of Obsoletes/Provides mechanism there is
> possibility to provide almoust automatic change concurency daemons (k...a
> jak to napisać po en.?? )
Maybe that way:
* we do not tell users what bootloader, what SMTP, FTP, POP3 or INETD
daemon they should use. Thanks to Obsoletes/Provides mechanism of RPM
replacing packages providing same service is almost automatic. In case
of bootloader and INETD daemon even configuration for new package is
> * way of development - everithing is driven by CVS. This allows to share
> work and to make better product...
Stupid question. Are there full scale (not single floppies and such)
distributions not using CVS or equivalent?
> > PLD is fully prepared for automatic system upgrade. We supply indexes
> > for RPM's apt-get port, we also have other upgrade tool, named poldek,
> > with similar functionality.
Why didn't you mentoin "wuch"?
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