[Mongrel] The Debian Plan - reloaded

Jason LaRiviere jason at indelicate.net
Fri Jan 12 18:11:07 EST 2007

Zed A. Shaw wrote:
> I'll give you guys a slight clue though.  Mongrel is packaged on lots
> of other operating systems.  So far OSX, SuSE, FreeBSD, Win32, Fedora
> and probably more I don't know anything about.  Not a single one of them
> asked me to change the project setup to accommodate their build systems.
> OSX asked me to change the license but that's it.
> If Debian has to ask people to change their projects, then maybe there's
> something wrong with Debian's build system.  I know Debian folks can
> *never* admit there might be something wrong, but just consider it.
> There might just be some improvement you could make to be as capable as
> the other OS out there.
> Just a thought.

Agreed. I'm the maintainer for the (unmentioned) OpenBSD port as well,
and this struck me as a little ridiculous straight away.

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