Procedure for verbatim takeover from FN to FN+1?

Axel Thimm Axel.Thimm at
Mon Jul 23 14:14:01 UTC 2007

On Mon, Jul 23, 2007 at 09:36:52AM -0400, Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Sun, 22 Jul 2007 17:39:59 +0200
> Axel Thimm <Axel.Thimm at> wrote:
> > Inherit a package from FC6 into F7 (and later) w/o having to rebuild
> > it, e.g. no waste of dist/mirror space for large data-only packages. I
> > know it has been done before for a couple of packages (texmf trees for
> > example?). Anything that is a firmware or pure data
> > (e.g. dist-agnostic) is a candidate for this, but currently being a
> > manual procedure it is only worth while for bulkier bits.
> A) You must not have any build of that package tagged for later
> collections.


> B) Build in the earliest collection still active


> C) Once pushed as a stable update, future collections will inherit the
> build, provided no other build has been tagged in the future
> collections.

Well, I don't see the package in question (vtkdata) anywhere else than
where I pushed it into.

At any rate could you please wave your magic wand and make that appear
in F7 and F8? Thanks!

> Using 'list-tag-inheritance' should shed some light on this:
> $ koji list-tag-inheritance dist-f8
> dist-f8 (12)
>   └─dist-fc7-updates (14)
>      └─dist-fc7 (5)
>         ├─fe7-merge (11)
>         └─dist-fc6-updates (2)
>            └─dist-fc6 (1)

Axel.Thimm at
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