On Saturday 06 May 2006 13:17, Joachim Frieben wrote:
1. This a topic for "fedora-list".
I am subscribed in 9 fedora lists, including fedora-list, so clearly that
was not my understanding. I hope that the discussion bellow justify this
2. The rawhide package is likely to also install on FC5.
I agree. That is one of the points.
3. In case it doesn't, try "rpmbuild --rebuild
to build the binary packages for FC5. You might have to install
some additional FC5 devel packages though.
As I have told before that is not the case.
$ repoquery --repoid=development --requires gsl
I wanted to point that if this was an Extras package this would probably
have a more frequent update cycle closely related with package release than
with the distribution release.
This is one of the packages where I feel that it looses for not belonging to
If the omission of this motivation made the message off-topic then I
apologize but clearly I think that message belongs here. Since it is expected
that Core retains one good package from every area and since gsl is one of a
kind according to present goals I don't expect to see gsl moving to Extras so
I bring this subject here where I think it the right forum to discuss this
PS: In no way this should be understand as any kind of personall attack
including you or the package maintainer, in case it was not clear.