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Re: expat soname bump & mass rebuilds



On Wed, Aug 08, 2007 at 12:21:52PM -0400, Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Wed, 8 Aug 2007 17:13:44 +0100
> Joe Orton <jorton redhat com> wrote:
> 
> > Is a mass rebuild planned at any point during this development
> > cycle? e.g. for the buildid stuff?  I think it would make sense to
> > put off the expat update until then, if so, to avoid doing this many
> > unnecessary builds.
> 
> Yes, as well as for buildflags on ppc and for picking up licensing
> clarifications.  No date has emerged yet for this though, and test2 is
> rapidly approaching.

OK.  I am away all of next week - if the mass rebuild happens then, 
would it be possible to put the new expat into the tree first?  I have 
built the package here, untagged:

http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=94243

and the library compat package will be needed also to avoid a 
bootstrapping nightmare since some key packages are linked against the 
old expat e.g. python; it is ready to import once reviewed by Some Kind 
Soul:

http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=251361

I've mock-rebuilt about two dozen packages against the new expat today 
without any problems; I'll attempt to go through them all by the end of 
this week.

Regards,

joe


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