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Month: November 2011

Re: [trinity-users] Please integrate Trinity into Linux distros

From: Calvin Morrison <mutantturkey@...>
Date: Wed, 2 Nov 2011 09:05:45 -0400
On 2 November 2011 06:33, Tim Williams <tmw@...> wrote:
> On Wed, 2 Nov 2011, Alexey Eromenko wrote:
>> I'd like to request you VERY much to integrate your work into major
>> Linux distros (Red Hat/Debian/Ubuntu/openSUSE).
>> Since you already have debs/rpms ready, it should not be too hard.
> I tried to persuade Mandriva to continue with KDE 3.5 some time ago, the
> answer was a flat NO and they show no sign of changing their minds.
> I'm sure most people here would love this to happen, but we don't have the
> power to do it. The distros will only include a package if enough people ask
> for it or are already using it, so your best bet is to spread the word!
> Community pressure is the only way to achieve the result you want.
> In the mean time we will keep building packages.
> Tim W
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There are several things required for getting included in distro
repositories. One is having user repositories,  another is having a
userbase (aka demand), another important one is having a maintainer or
developer working on the distro, to help you.

At this point though, unofficial repositories aren't really that bad.