[arch-dev-public] New fglrx drivers - no official package.
travis at archlinux.org
Sat Sep 15 21:14:52 EDT 2007
On Sat, 15 Sep 2007 09:04:06 +0100
Tom K <tom at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Travis Willard wrote:
> > On Wed, 12 Sep 2007 11:36:02 -0400
> > "Travis Willard" <travis at archlinux.org> wrote:
> >> Any thoughts or suggestions, just reply to this thread. :)
> > Actually, anyone have any issues with my putting them in unstable?
> > That seems to make the most sense, after thinking about it.
> > If there's no comments in the next 12h or so I'll go ahead and
> > upload them - I don't think there'll be much of a problem with it.
> > --
> > Travis
> Uh, an observation. I've always understood that unstable package
> names should not clash with names in other repos - hence,
> mplayer-svn, gimp-devel, etc. This is certainly what we say on the
> relevant wiki page:
> http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Official_Repositories and it is
> also this convention that allows us to state, also on that page, that
> enabling the unstable repo is safe, because unstable packages will
> never overwrite current/extra packages. Finally, it allows those who
> decide to use unstable to install the packages with the standard
> pacman -Sy foo, rather than the slightly clunkier pacman -Sy repo/foo.
> Sorry I missed the 12h cut-off, btw - all kinds of crap going wrong
> around here. :)
Yeah, Eric emailed me directly about this - I guess I bungled that.
I'll think up a fancy name for the unstable packages and re-do 'em.
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