On 25 January 2017 at 09:09, Miroslav Suchý <msuchy(a)redhat.com> wrote:
I was thinking about future of Mock and I would like to share my
thought with you:
* This year will be EOLed RHEL5. Despite that I would like to keep RHEL5 configs for
maybe an additional year. I.e.
support RHEL5 as build target.
* On the other hand - I'm thinking about ending support for RHEL6 as host platform.
I.e. no longer build new mock
version for RHEL6. But still have RHEL6 config, so users can build their SRPM for RHEL6.
This will allow me to get rid
of some compatibility workarounds and use --new-chroot everywhere (as RHEL6 does not have
If this happens please make a large version number change so that
people who host on RHEL-6 (which is still growing of all things) can
stick to an old version and figure out what to do from then on.
* Make --new-chroot default. Did you tested it? Do you have cases
when it does not work? Please report it. I plan to
keep --old-chroot option for some time (definitely for this year).
* Check gpg signatures in rawhide. See https://pagure.io/releng/issue/6600
I welcome any comments.
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Stephen J Smoogen.