moving to Koji

Thorsten Leemhuis fedora at
Wed Feb 25 17:08:02 UTC 2009

On 25.02.2009 16:12, Dennis Gilmore wrote:
> With the koji upgrade on the weekend support was deployed for external repos.  
> this enables building of EPEL in koji. I have set up some tags and targets for 
> doing EPEL scratch builds.  right now you can scratch build to dist-5E-epel 
> and dist-4E-epel.  there is an issue i need to work around with EL-4  the old 
> hack we used to provide a kernel to ppc doesnt work.  I am working on a 
> solution to that.

Sounds good.

> To move building to koji we need to get bodhi setup and redo the release 
> engineering process to closely match that of Fedora. What this means is that 
> you will need to file a ticket with releng to have a package added to the 
> buildroot  if you need to build against it.   it also means that things can 
> hit stable sooner.  

Ehh, do we really want that apart from security updates or important 
bugfixes (which we can and do push within minutes these days already if 

I ask because the "monthly" move from testing to the porper repos has a 
important side-effect: I slows everything down when compared to the 
quickly moving Fedora, which for EL repos IMHO is something good.

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