[csw-maintainers] Alternatives (was: [csw-devel] SF.net SVN: gar:[11132] csw/mgar/pkg/alternatives/trunk)

Dagobert Michelsen dam at opencsw.org
Mon Oct 4 14:40:41 CEST 2010

Hi Phil,

Anfang der weitergeleiteten E-Mail:
> Added: csw/mgar/pkg/alternatives/trunk/README
> ===================================================================
> --- csw/mgar/pkg/alternatives/trunk/README	                         
> (rev 0)
> +++ csw/mgar/pkg/alternatives/trunk/README	2010-10-02 17:57:09 UTC  
> (rev 11132)
> @@ -0,0 +1,7 @@
> +A quickie readme for the future, about this "alternatives"  
> implementation:
> +
> +Phil decided that a from-scratch, CSW-custom implementation was  
> needed,
> +because the debian one was hugely bloated, and the redhat smaller  
> one,
> +did not play nicely with NFS-shared /opt/csw
> +So pleaes dont go getting ideas that we can migrated back to  
> redhat,etc
> +in the future! :) we tried, and it failed.

Ähhhh, what? At least I cannot remember that it failed. You insisted
to rewrite the otherwise fully working RedHat implementation just
because of the NFS-Share /opt/csw issue. And after seeing all these
issues with the rewrite the big question is: is it worth it?

Best regards

   -- Dago

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