[Bug 226377] Merge Review: rpm
skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Fri Aug 24 16:40:52 UTC 2007
On Fri, 2007-08-24 at 18:37 +0200, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> On 24.08.2007 17:41, Matt Domsch wrote:
> > On Fri, Aug 24, 2007 at 11:37:45AM -0400, Max Spevack wrote:
> >> On Fri, 24 Aug 2007, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> >>> On 24.08.2007 16:57, Max Spevack wrote:
> >>>> On Fri, 24 Aug 2007, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> >>>> [...]
> >>>> ELEMENT #2 -- The Fedora Project needs to be open-minded and inclusive
> >>>> to new ideas, and alternative implementations of things.
> >>> Agreed, but some thing might be tested somewhere outside first. I
> >>> think for such cases we should open a kind of "alphaworks"
> >>> "experimental kitchen", "Fedora experimental grounds" or something
> >>> like that sooner or later.
> >> That's one of the things that was talked about surrounding this
> >> discussion. In short -- what would it take to have an "experimental"
> >> repository available for people to try things that might be considered
> >> particularly disruptive, etc to the "mainstream" Fedora processes.
> >> What are some of the bigger technical challenges that stop us from just
> >> setting something like that up pretty quickly/easily?
> > With the compose tools open, anyone can compose to their hearts
> > content.
> /me wonders if he missed anything
> Sorry, not sure if I can't follow: what do you mean exactly "by compose
> tools"? The software we use in our build-stack? koji (+ mock), + bodhi?
> > As for making their own repositories, that's one thing
> > fedorapeople.org can assist with. For reasonable sizes of additional
> > packages, any Fedora contributor can publish a yum repository on
> > fedorapeople.org.
> Sure -- but the real repos for in that testing area likely should IMHO
> be maintained similar to our normal repo and with our normal tools. E.g.
> build with packages using koji (needs special tag, needs mock configs)
> and push with bodi.
> <disclaimer value="I'm a GNOME-user!"><dreaming>Now that most of KDE4
> likely will miss F-8 it for example might be nice to have a
> "experimental" area with more space than fedorapeople.org to create a
> KDE4 overlay-repo for F8 there. It could server packages from a special
> cvs-tag/branch that got build by koji and pushed by bodhi to the special
> repo and maintained during the lifetime of F8. Maybe even an additional
> FC6-with-KDE4 spin could be hosted there once F8 is out. then those
> users that want KDE4 in as soon as it's released could get it there
> while normal F8 users get the well-tested old KDE 3.5.X
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