[ubuntu-studio-devel] Elementary OS
mikeh789 at gmail.com
Fri Aug 28 15:41:03 UTC 2015
On Thu, Aug 27, 2015 at 2:21 PM, Ralf Mardorf <ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net>
> Hi Antoine,
> I don't want to join the team, I don't want to make a new distro, but
> likely I'll provide a PPA for linux-rt 3.x, maybe 4.x too, Claws from
> git and perhaps other packages, but this depends on the terms
> for creating a PPA for Wily. I still didn't read the terms.
> Likely I already have got another account, but I can't remember it and
> crated a new one: https://launchpad.net/~ralf-mardorf-j
> This seems to be your account, https://launchpad.net/~ttoine , right?
> Are there any plans that you'll provide packages by your PPA,
> https://launchpad.net/~ttoine/+archive/ubuntu/ppa/+packages ?
> A while back I wanted to contribute to Arch Linux, but it's quite
> unpleasant work to fulfil a distro's policy. I hope it will be easier
> to fulfil the terms for an Ubuntu PPA.
for the "terms" for a PPA, the trick is more for the end user. as they are
not supported, officially, in anyway..
the creators of the PPA have quite a bit of freedom.. when adding one,
there is a message as such, where, you can be causing instability, etc..
they are advertised as 3rd party, and unsupported.. its handy that the
infrastructure is supported.. its an easy way to provide updates for a
package, to an LTS release, or software that doesnt "fit" in the debian
upstream or ubuntu repos.. the issue i see is when folks add them, and
expect support for them in the main ubuntu community..
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