[Fedora-packaging] Re: Statistics on usage of disttags in Fedora Core and Extras

Matthias Saou thias at spam.spam.spam.spam.spam.spam.spam.egg.and.spam.freshrpms.net
Mon Apr 16 09:54:15 UTC 2007

Axel Thimm wrote :

> On Fri, Apr 06, 2007 at 02:06:52PM -0400, Jesse Keating wrote:
> > On Friday 06 April 2007 13:52:12 Orion Poplawski wrote:
> > > I would recommend at least one rebuild of a package just before release
> > > though for everything but pure data packages.  I've been surprised by
> > > what has changed and caused failures.
> > 
> > Continuous rebuilds are done, just not imported.  I think this is great, we 
> > get the benefit without the churn.  Churning the entire package set without 
> > reason is ridiculous and may do more harm than good.  See Matt D's 
> > core/extras rebuild reports.
> But nobody tests them. Only fatal build errors are probed that way.

IIRC this is not true : A rebuild is also considered "failed" if it
creates packages with different requires or provides than the ones from
the packages in the repository.


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