[scl.org] SCLo el6 packages have wrong upgrade path

Karanbir Singh mail-lists at karan.org
Thu Nov 5 11:38:56 UTC 2015

On 22/10/15 11:58, Honza Horak wrote:
> On 10/22/2015 12:52 PM, Karanbir Singh wrote: On 22/10/15 06:39,
> Honza Horak wrote:
>>>> So far I've just roughly looked at whether el6 SCL packages 
>>>> available at http://mirror.centos.org/centos/6/SCL/x86_64/
>>>> properly update to packages built in CBS, as we touched it
>>>> yesterday. Long story short, there are packages with higher
>>>> NVR than what we have in CBS now.
>>>> There are basically two options here -- we may rebuild the 
>>>> problematic packages and bump release in CBS or we can
>>>> document how to properly update using `yum distro-sync`.
>>>> Anybody has a strong opinion about one of them?
>>>> From my PoV, bumping&rebuilding should avoid more issues on
>>>> users' side, because we can't be sure what happens if
>>>> packages are combined (some from CBS and some from older
>>>> repo) and depending on manual step won't work in 100% cases.
>>>> Honza
> do we know why the versions are newer ? is the corrosponding code
> also newer ?
>> I didn't check many packages, but the difference was only in
>> release, so I expect there were issues during build and release
>> was bumped because of that. But we should check whether the
>> content is really the same. Not done so far.

is it possible to automate some of this ? it would be good to start
getting the c6 content out as well

Karanbir Singh, The CentOS Project, London, UK
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