[Fwd: Broken dependencies in Fedora 7 + Test Updates - 2007-06-21]

Jon Ciesla limb at jcomserv.net
Mon Jul 2 17:57:33 UTC 2007

> "disttag" has nothing to do with it.  Basically koji has the concept of
> inheritance.  When we create a new distribution tag, say dist-f8, we
> configure it to inherit from the previous distro's updates, ie
> dist-fc7-updates.  dist-fc7-updates inherits from dist-fc7, which in
> theory
> inherits from dist-fc6-updates, and so on.
> If you did an update and it was pushed stable (and thus tagged for
> dist-fc7-updates), then getting a listing of what's "in" dist-f8 would
> show
> that build, provided that no builds of said package were tagged for
> dist-f8.
> This is how we "bootstrap" new collections and take advantage of already
> done
> QA work.
> Our compose tools will ask koji for all the 'latest' packages that can be
> seen
> via a given tag.  Inheritance is followed.  How "latest" is determined is:
> Look at the tag, are there any builds of <foo> that are specifically
> tagged
> for dist-f8, if so, use the one that most recently got the tag.  If not,
> look
> at priority 1 inheritance and ask the same question, go until you find a
> build.

So IIUTC, if I build for F-7, it will be included in the F-8 yum repos as
well, if nothing with that EVR exists there already?

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