Upstream describes Debian as server platform
Frank S. Thomas
fst at debian.org
Sun Feb 1 13:15:12 UTC 2009
On Sunday 01 February 2009 01:29:52 Steffen Moeller wrote:
> Somewhere on that page they say that one should always run the very latest
> version of the boinc server and not refer to any such thing like subversion
> tags. Interesting.
This was the single most important point why I refrained to add the boinc-
server stuff to the master or experimental branch. Upstream has no single
point in their repository where both the client and the server are stable and
tested. For example, the server components of some tagged client versions may
be totally broken.
To have a single .orig.tar.gz tarball to use for the client and the server
will probably require adding lots of patches from upstream's trunk to keep the
server in shape.
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