Release Engineering Meeting Recap from Monday 16-APR-07

Axel Thimm Axel.Thimm at
Tue Apr 17 12:10:50 UTC 2007

On Tue, Apr 17, 2007 at 01:31:49PM +0200, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> On 17.04.2007 13:05, Axel Thimm wrote:
> >On Tue, Apr 17, 2007 at 12:19:21PM +0200, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> >>>And it comes as no suprise since as we all should know FE was always
> >>>doing mass rebuilds until including FC6. I wonder how the 0.6% and 1%
> >>>were forgotten in the process. Perhaps someone did a rebuild with the
> >>>same EVR - we didn't catch these in the old days.
> >>We never did full rebuilds. Data-packages never had to be rebuild. 
> >OK, that accounts for the 0.6-1% then. [...]
> Well, you carefully didn't reply to the part where I explained that you 
> can't get to a proper number "how many packages weren't rebuild in the 
> devel cycle FE5 -> FE6" by looking at todays repos. So the 0.6-1% are 
> FUD in my eyes.

Please be careful with using the word FUD. Not everything that doesn't
suit your needs is FUD.

> I don't have hard numbers either -- but from memory I'd say we didn't 
> rebuild round about 1/3 of the packages in the FE mass rebuild for FC6. 

Your memory doesn't serve you well. You even asked for two mass
rebuilds for FC6, one for new rpm signing/sped up dynamic linking/new
minimal buildroots and another "semi-mass rebuild" for fixing the
gdb-backtrace bug for packages build in September. In fact all (but
1%) packages in FE6 got rebuilt at least once.

On Sun, Jan 15, 2006 at 07:59:20PM +0100, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> We probably will have to do a rebuild of all (most?) packages in
> Fedora Extras before FC5 is released. Why? Some reasons:

On Sat, Jul 01, 2006 at 12:25:54PM +0200, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> Now it makes four good reasons to build all Extras packages in devel
> before FC6.

On Sat, Dec 09, 2006 at 07:13:16PM +0100, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> Yes, we did a lot of mass-rebuilds in for the last releases,
Axel.Thimm at
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