[PR] resume, my proposal
blues at ds6.pg.gda.pl
Wed Feb 20 23:14:02 CET 2002
On Tue, 19 Feb 2002, Michal Kochanowicz 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.
> thing_s_ *are*
sure, sure... :)
> > * quality of packages and init-scripts - we are the best :)
> Signed: Blues, proud member of PLD devel team ;))) Damn, I'm proud
> > > [[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
> > part.
> * we try to make packages as small as possible. This allows to install
> exactly what users want. Devel stuff is separated into "-devel" and
> "-static" subpackages.
that is much better :)
> > * 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
> generated automatically.
that is what I was thinking about :)
> > * 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?
None, I think... but we should show that to be serious :)
> > > 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"?
see pawelk post on installer list...
> PS. This posting is sponsored by vim-ispell.patch and the english
> dictionary (which, by the way doesn't recognize word "english" written
> in lower case :/ )
/me does not use it... yet :)
pozdr. Paweł Gołaszewski
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