[Kolab-devel] Kolab 2.0 Release Coordination

Martin Konold martin.konold at erfrakon.de
Sun Jul 11 12:52:14 CEST 2004

Am Samstag, 10. Juli 2004 21:39 schrieb Richard Bos:

Hi Richard,

> They'll
> most likely sound negative, but it is not meant to be negative.

I very much appreciate your feedback!

> And now you (not personally) make it even more difficult and very error
> prone, by not providing relocation possiblities.

> Yast has no problem with this.  Once the configuration file has been
> altered by anything else than Yast, it won't be touched by Yast anymore.

Yes, you have a point here. What about the RG, Mandrake, Gentoo, BSDs and 
others? How do the behave in such a case?

> or just people like me.  You should be willing to accept patches from those
> people of course.

Yes, I am accepting patches.

> I consider OpenPKG as just another distribution ;)  I'm happy that OpenPKG
> delivers what you expect from it.  In case kolab is e.g. succesfull on
> Mandrake it the OpenPKG version will benefit from it as well and vice
> versa.

Yes, I agree!

> No.  See, my 1st remark (starting with 'And now you'), kolab should be
> relocatable!  Leave, the rest up to the community and accept patches
> concerning relocation.  Once kolab is relocatable distributions can start
> thinking to _integrate_ kolab into their distribution.

Ok, I am now convinced that we need more relocateable than the currently 
provided simple prefix.

-- martin

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