[fedora-arm] Fedora 15 ARM hardfp Virtual FAD (Fedora Activity Day) - FRIDAY
mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org
Sun Jul 10 23:02:08 UTC 2011
On Sun, Jul 10, 2011 at 11:59:36PM +0100, Peter Robinson wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 10, 2011 at 11:49 PM, Matthew Garrett <mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org>wrote:
> > Finding that something that didn't build, hasn't been changed and still
> > doesn't build isn't terribly random :) We could do better, but
> > introducing more mass rebuilds as part of the release cycle isn't going
> > to make things significantly better when we're already failing to deal
> > with the fallout from the mass rebuilds we *do* carry out. Fixing this
> > is a process issue rather than one that's fixed by having FESCO mandate
> > a mass rebuild after every change that could conceivably cause breakage.
> If a mass rebuild causes breakage its a problem which ever way you look at
> it, the package will eventually be rebuilt and cause the breakage, in my
> opinion your better off doing that in a controlled manner rather than
> sweeping it under the carpet and hoping no one will notice.
I agree, but if we're failing to deal with FTBFS with the number of mass
rebuilds we currently have, introducing more mass rebuilds doesn't
magically make things better.
Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org
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