Re: Proposed Module Request, Request

On Wed, 2004-11-03 at 12:30 +0100, Mikael Hallendal wrote:
> James Henstridge wrote:
> > Jeff Waugh wrote:
> > 
> >><quote who="James Henstridge">
> >>>Note that there is nothing wrong with having modules that aren't part of
> >>>the desktop or developer platform directly in gnome-2.10.modules.  If the
> >>>package is of general interest, then I don't see a problem with it being
> >>>listed.
> >>
> >>Disagree - the jhbuild lists should reflect the official modules, otherwise
> >>people won't be sure of what they're meant to be testing, translating, etc.
> > 
> > The jhbuild module sets have always contained build info for more 
> > packages than the just the Gnome desktop and developer platform, and 
> > this hasn't been a problem.
> Actually, I've been meaning to raise this issue but I have kept 
> forgetting but now that it's up I'll voice it.
> It would make sense to move all non-gnome-desktop packages out of the 
> gnome*.module files and rather into a third party application file. The 
> reason for this is that those modules aren't tied to the GNOME release 
> schedule and won't branch at the same time etc. That means we will have 
> to update this in all gnome*.modules files when it happens.
> It also makes it not clear what branch should be used for those third 
> party applications. I heard someone asking on IRC what branch to use for 
> Gaim in gnome-2.10.modules and in gnome28.modules.
> Why not add all of these third party applications (like, gaim, gossip, 
> planner, what-not) to an external file that is included by 
> gnome28.modules and gnome-2.10.modules?
> It will also make it clearer (as Jeff said) which modules are part of 
> the GNOME release.

I'm willing to do this work if it is OK with James.


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