[Fedora-packaging] Re: Full repo rebuilds

Axel Thimm Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
Tue Apr 10 14:14:07 UTC 2007

On Tue, Apr 10, 2007 at 09:05:26AM -0400, Matthew Miller wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 10, 2007 at 08:48:44AM -0400, Jesse Keating wrote:
> > > No, that's not the truth, we had them for every release until now,
> > > only F7 got skipped. Check the repo if you can't remember.
> > We haven't on core side.  We've done targetted rebuilds of things for specific 
> > changes, not every single package.  Many noarch packages were not rebuilt for 
> Yes, this is certainly true, because I've often encountered packages that
> don't actually rebuild anymore, or worse, rebuild, but act entirely
> differently. The latter is particularly what I want to avoid. I think we
> should force-rebuild all packages somewhere in the middle of the development
> cycle.

Well, not in the middle, but after the feature freeze. That way
anything that blows up wither at build or run time gets fixed while
the freeze ensures API/ABI stability (w/ exceptions, of course, but
these get handled specially anyway)
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
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