moving to Koji

Xavier Lamien laxathom at
Wed Feb 25 21:24:48 UTC 2009

2009/2/25 Dennis Gilmore <dennis at>:
> 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.
> 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.
> Ideally id like to make the change quickly and transparently. Right now im
> aiming to do it on a saturday in march.  it will mean that we take plague
> downa nd disable builds in koji. we need to import epel into koji at that
> point in time. once everthing is imported and tagged, building can be enabled.
> All developers at that point in time will need to update there common
> checkouts to be able to build.

Would you mind file tickets on that, i'll take some.

> This email is intended to start discussion on the migration and allow people
> to bring up any concerns that they have.

Do we have packages awaiting push from epel_signers ?
if so, we should run that push then freeze updates before import epel to koji.

[/me is thinking about other possible phases...]

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