I’ve done quite a bit of packaging as a Debian developer, and inside Amazon (yes, the company uses OS packages), as a SuSE and HPE employee.
It is sad to see how uncooperative upstream developers can be, mostly due to myths around software lifecycle and the needs of end users.
Most software in the world is developed -> built -> distributed -> integrated -> deployed & mantained -> used by 4 to 6 different individuals/entities. Often different organizations.
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