[maemo-community] to all who has root access on garage

From: Ed Bartosh bartosh at gmail.com
Date: Sat Jul 25 18:40:40 EEST 2009
2009/7/25 Jeremiah Foster <jeremiah at jeremiahfoster.com>:
> On Jul 25, 2009, at 13:19, Ferenc Szekely wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I would like to ask all users who have root access to garage.maemo.org
>> that in the future please let all the other admins know _in advance_
>> if
>> you plan to do some installation.
> By installation you mean using aptitude?
>> The best way is probably to post a message to this list.
> So an email to this list _anytime_ anyone uses aptitude?
>> None of us could possibly know all dependencies of the various
>> services
>> we have on the machine. If we are all aware of an upcoming
>> installation,
>> or upgrade then we can ensure that it will go smoothly without causing
>> disturbance in other services.
> That is what the apt system is for, managing dependencies. Apt is
> built and designed for smooth installation of software without
> disturbing other services.
> Currently garage is running etch. This is going to cause continued
> conflict with packages which are being built on lenny.

I'd not call installation lenny packages on etch right thing to do.
Using backports/rebuild lenny packages on etch or better upgrade
system to lenny are the obvious choices, I believe.

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