[Fedora-packaging] Review Guidelines simplifications

Tom "spot" Callaway tcallawa at redhat.com
Sat Sep 8 17:07:11 UTC 2007

On Fri, 2007-09-07 at 19:10 +0200, Till Maas wrote:
> On Fr September 7 2007, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> > I'm not sure I see the point of this. The package must be buildable on
> > the Fedora Buildsystem anyway, to enter the package collection. Pointing
> > out that koji can do scratch builds as an alternative to mock for
> > testing buildability might be useful, tough.
> It simplifies the review guidelines. Instead of at least a demanded local 
> rpmbuild and optional builds for every architecture and in mock and verifying 
> the BuildRequires (either with rpmdev-rmdevelrpms or mock) only one step is 
> needed. The advantage is also that always building for every architecture ist 
> tested.

I think that I would rather amend the Review Guidelines to state that a
successful scratch build in koji is an acceptable alternative to a
successful local build. Either is permissable to meet this criteria.


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