dist-git proof of concept phase 2 ready for testing

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at chello.at
Wed Dec 23 18:28:00 UTC 2009

Jarod Wilson wrote:

> On 12/22/09 2:45 AM, Kevin Kofler wrote:
>> And as I wrote before, I don't like this at all, it's a regression from
>> our current workflow
> Define "our".

"Our current workflow" = what Fedora's current CVS setup allows.

> In my personal opinion, Jesse is spot-on, we should NOT allow official
> builds from a private branch. That's just insane. Scratch builds are fine.
> Official builds need to be from the main branch, or a common non-private
> branch (such as the kernel has done for maintaining both e.g. 2.6.29 and
> 2.6.30 trees simultaneously for F10).

The whole problem is that such branches do not exist at all in the new git 

> If you get eaten by raptors, you can't expect another maintainer to come
> in after you and have to dig around for a private branch to update a
> build.

That's why we need non-private branches (more than one per release), as 
allowed by our current CVS setup.

        Kevin Kofler

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