RHEL 5.3 and rpmdevtools

Ville Skyttä ville.skytta at iki.fi
Fri Dec 26 21:44:16 UTC 2008

On Friday 26 December 2008, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
> On Fri, 26 Dec 2008 14:52:49 +0200
> Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta at iki.fi> wrote:
> >
> > When these are ready for the EL-5 build, how/when should I do the
> > build?  Just do it when possible, and let the repo masters know that
> > it shouldn't be pushed anywhere before EL 5.3 is out?  Or push it to
> > testing even before 5.3 is out, and to stable as simultaneously as
> > possible with 5.3 goes GA?  Or should I just tag but hold building it
> > until ...?
> Well, it's up to you... I would personally suggest waiting until 5.3 is
> out, then building and pushing to testing, wait and if all looks ok
> push to stable.

That's what I'd do for a usual less crucial update, but in this case, as 
mentioned in bug 466939, having an old rpmdevtools release installed will 
break/prevent upgrading to 5.3 if the new one is not available.

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