Packages with same ENVR in stable and testing repos (Re: next testing -> stable move for EPEL4 and EPEL5 prepared, details inside)

Thorsten Leemhuis fedora at
Fri Feb 13 07:13:14 UTC 2009

On 13.02.2009 07:48, Manuel Wolfshant wrote:
> Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
>> On 12.02.2009 21:36, Michael Stahnke wrote:
>>>> I think the cause of this may be that packages are not being removed
>>>> from -testing after being pushed to stable, not because packagers are
>>>> rebuilding without bumping release.
>>> Agreed, I think that is what has happened.
>> Clicking 10 or 20 seconds in the browser would have told you two it's 
>> not the case for at least some of the packages (I guess the majority, 
>> but I didn't check). Just picked the first one in the list:
>> 12-Dec-2007 14:55
>> 14-May-2008 11:18
>> And it are definitely different builds:
>> [thl at thl ~]$ repoquery --repoid epel4 --qf '%{buildtime}' obby.x86_64
>> 1197477479
>> [thl at thl ~]$ repoquery --repoid epel4-testing --qf '%{buildtime}' 
>> obby.x86_64
>> 1210359424
>> [thl at thl ~]$
>> Spec files are identical, nevertheless that's not what we want.
> /me does not get it. Does it mean that those packages passed twice the 
> "make build" step ?

Looks a lot like it.

> And if the answer is "yes", why would that happen ?

In above case: I guess someone just did something stupid.


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