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Fedora Packaging Committee Meeting of {2007.03.06}


  • AxelThimm (normally thimm, but appeared as thim1 during this meeting)
  • DavidLutterkort (lutter)
  • JasonTibbitts (tibbs)
  • JesseKeating (f13)
  • RalfCorsepius (racor)
  • RexDieter (rdieter)
  • TomCallaway (spot)
  • VilleSkyttä (scop)


The following drafts have been accepted by FESCO and are to be written into the guidelines:


The following proposals were considered:

  • Switching to the #fedora-meeting channel for future meetings
  • Accepted.
  • Voting for: thim1, spot, tibbs, lutter, f13
  • Voting against: (none)
  • tibbs reserved the meeting time on Communicate/FedoraMeetingChannel .
  • Closing the #fedora-packaging channel and redirecting joins to #fedora-devel
  • Accepted.
  • Voting for: thim1, spot, tibbs, f13, lutter
  • Voting against: (none)
  • spot performed the channel magic after the conclusion of the meeting.
  • Disallowing %config files under /usr: PackagingDrafts/UsrConfigs
  • Accepted.
  • Voting for: thim1, f13, spot, tibbs, scop
  • Voting against: racor

Other Discussions

The following additional items were discussed; see the logs for full details.

  • Meeting minutes and summaries
  • tibbs foolishly volunteered to provide logs and minutes and to summarize the meeting for fedora-maintainers.
  • Guidelines for building cmake-based packages: PackagingDrafts/cmake .
  • Necessity of making shared libraries executable.
  • perl/perl-devel split