BuildRootOverrides request: devhelp (for vala-0.1.5)
michel.sylvan at gmail.com
Wed Dec 5 06:19:43 UTC 2007
On 04/12/2007, Christopher Aillon <caillon at redhat.com> wrote:
> On 12/04/2007 04:34 PM, Michel Salim wrote:
> > On 04/12/2007, Jesse Keating <jkeating at redhat.com> wrote:
> >> On Tue, 4 Dec 2007 01:16:12 -0500
> >> "Michel Salim" <michel.sylvan at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> Could a CVS admin make devhelp available as a BuildRootOverrides?
> >>> https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/F8/FEDORA-2007-3962
> >>> Vala has a soft BR on devhelp -- the documentation files don't get
> >>> installed if devhelp is not detected at configure time, and everytime
> >>> there is a Firefox update, devhelp lags behind by days, so it will be
> >>> nice to have it permanently whitelisted.
> >> There isn't a method to make a "permanent" whitelist. Why does your
> >> app have to be built against a very specific version of devhelp?
> > It does not have to. The problem is that the (rather frequent) Firefox
> > security fixes, and that devhelp is not whitelisted, means that at any
> > moment in time, it is quite probable that the newer version of Firefox
> > is already available in Koji, but the matching version of devhelp is
> > not.
> Actually, the problem existed because of the override from last time.
> If the override did not exist, you would be able to build against the
> correct version. (Try again now.)
Yes, that works, thanks. So the override is not cleared automatically when
the package enters the repository?
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