Rebuilds needed for Fedora 8

Ray Strode halfline at
Tue Aug 21 17:01:59 UTC 2007


>  Obviously we'd like to rely upon the maintainers to rebuild
> their packages, however with just a week to accomplish this that may be
> nearly impossible.
I'm not even sure it's a good idea.  Why would we waste _everyone_'s
time doing something so mechanical?

> So I ask you, great Fedora Community, how do we want to handle this
> situation?  I'm open for suggestions, but we should decide something
> before the end of the day given our time constraints.
I think we should automate the rebuild.  We shouldn't encourage anyone
to take time away just to rebuild a package with no other change,
because that's time spent doing something that can be automated
instead of time spent on stuff that can't.  If it makes the packages
look ugly, that doesn't matter.  %{dist} is just a guideline after


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