[Fedora-packaging] Full repo rebuilds (was: Statistics on usage of disttags in Fedora Core and Extras)

Axel Thimm Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
Mon Apr 9 20:57:18 UTC 2007

On Mon, Apr 09, 2007 at 08:49:48PM +0200, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> Le lundi 09 avril 2007 à 13:18 -0400, Jesse Keating a écrit :
> > On Monday 09 April 2007 13:13:25 Christopher Stone wrote:
> > > Checking to see if a package still builds correctly is more important
> > > than a little extra processing time during upgrades.  I'm pretty sure
> > > people expect full upgrades to take a bit of time.
> > >
> > > Just my opinoin.
> > 
> > What you fail to realize is that you can accomplish checking to see if things 
> > build correctly without making those builds go to everybody in the universe 
> > as an update.  These things are not tied together.
> But you can't accomplish checking the maintainer did check the package
> builds and works with the rest of a release if you allow old release
> packages
> Sorry, but "it builds" is not a good check. Especially if no human ever
> runs the result

I agree with Nicolas, at least one test release should be used to
rebuild everything in rawhide and have thus the result tested.
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 189 bytes
Desc: not available
URL: <http://listman.redhat.com/archives/fedora-packaging/attachments/20070409/d8dbd9f4/attachment.sig>

More information about the Fedora-packaging mailing list