updates in builders?

Manuel Wolfshant wolfy at nobugconsulting.ro
Tue Dec 11 11:27:39 UTC 2007

Kevin Fenzi wrote:
> [...]
> Should the builders build against just the base stock OS, or 
> should they also pull in the released updates?
> [...]
> So, if we build an app against base only, anyone with updates will not
> be able to use it or update until they remove it. 
> If we build against updates as well then they will be forced to apply
> the dependent packages from updates. 
> Personally, my vote is to always add the updates in. 
> It's easier to tell people that they must have an updated system in
> order to use EPEL packages. 
> Any other thoughts?
All RH's announcements include:

>     4. Solution:
>     Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released
>     errata relevant to your system have been applied.  

Therefore I would definitely go with using updates.

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