moving to Koji

Stephen John Smoogen smooge at
Thu Feb 26 22:13:53 UTC 2009

On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 10:08 AM, Thorsten Leemhuis
<fedora at> wrote:
> 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
> needed)?
> 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.

Well I would like to have it that it actually has bodhi votes before
it can be moved. We can have a process for the number of votes needed,
but I would rather have something getting a couple of +1's that can be
tracked than a 1 month timeframe and no one looking at it.

Stephen J Smoogen. -- BSD/GNU/Linux
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in a naughty world. = Shakespeare. "The Merchant of Venice"

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