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Re: What Fedora makes sucking for me - or why I am NOT Fedora



On Thu, 2008-12-11 at 12:01 +0900, Mamoru Tasaka wrote:
> Josh Boyer wrote, at 12/11/2008 10:06 AM +9:00:
> >> updates/10 contains packages with an older NEVR than Everything and
> >> Fedora, e.g.:
> >> releases/10/Everything/i386/os/Packages/smolt-1.1.1.1-9.fc10.noarch.rpm
> >> releases/10/Everything/i386/os/Packages/smolt-server-1.1.1.1-9.fc10.noarch.rpm
> >> releases/10/Everything/i386/os/Packages/kazehakase-base-0.5.6-1.fc10.1.i386.rpm
> >> releases/10/Everything/i386/os/Packages/kazehakase-webkit-0.5.6-1.fc10.1.i386.rpm
> >> releases/10/Everything/i386/os/Packages/kazehakase-hyperestraier-0.5.6-1.fc10.1.i386.rpm
> >> releases/10/Everything/i386/os/Packages/kazehakase-0.5.6-1.fc10.1.i386.rpm
> >> releases/10/Everything/i386/os/Packages/smolt-firstboot-1.1.1.1-9.fc10.noarch.rpm
> >> releases/10/Everything/i386/os/Packages/kazehakase-ruby-0.5.6-1.fc10.1.i386.rpm
> >> releases/10/Everything/i386/os/Packages/smolt-gui-1.1.1.1-9.fc10.noarch.rpm
> >> updates/10/i386/kazehakase-webkit-0.5.6-1.fc10.i386.rpm
> >> updates/10/i386/kazehakase-hyperestraier-0.5.6-1.fc10.i386.rpm
> >> updates/10/i386/smolt-firstboot-1.1.1.1-8.fc10.noarch.rpm
> >> updates/10/i386/smolt-server-1.1.1.1-8.fc10.noarch.rpm
> >> updates/10/i386/smolt-1.1.1.1-8.fc10.noarch.rpm
> >> updates/10/i386/kazehakase-0.5.6-1.fc10.i386.rpm
> >> updates/10/i386/kazehakase-base-0.5.6-1.fc10.i386.rpm
> >> updates/10/i386/smolt-gui-1.1.1.1-8.fc10.noarch.rpm
> >> updates/10/i386/kazehakase-ruby-0.5.6-1.fc10.i386.rpm
> >>
> >> Admitted, this is a minor issue without impact on users, nevertheless it
> >> raises questions.
> > 
> > I don't know why that happened.  My best guess would be something like:
> > "An update was staged and then something happened that caused a newer
> > package to be pulled into the final release.  The maintainer forgot
> > about the pending update."
> 
> For kazehakase (maintained by me)
> - When F-10 tree was frozen the EVR tagged as f10-final was
>   kazehakase-0.5.5-1.fc9.1
> - I submitted 0.5.6-1.fc10 updates on 2008-11-05
> - After that xulrunner was upgraded to 1.9.0.4-1.fc10 on
>   2008-11-12, kazehakase was rebuilt by gecko maintainers
>   and both are tagged as f10-final on 2008-11-17.
> - My updates submit was left as it was... (I have to pull it down?)
Why should YOU do this?

IMO, composing and maintaining the repos is rel-eng's job.

Ralf


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