On Mon, 2019-10-28 at 14:29 -0400, Ben Cotton wrote:
On Mon, Oct 28, 2019 at 1:43 PM Kevin Fenzi <kevin(a)scrye.com>
> On Tue, Oct 22, 2019 at 02:09:04PM +0200, jkonecny(a)redhat.com
> > I guess it will be easier to just think about the branching date
> > when
> > Flock schedule is creating. However, I'm not familiar with the
> > scheduling so I'm probably not the right person who should answer
> > this.
> Perhaps Ben Cotton could chime in here. I think now we have moved
> planning the schedules years in advance, it's the flock schedule
> moves around a lot based on when facilitys are available and other
> things. I guess we just need to take the branching date in account
> it's looking like flock will be near it?
I can! I had a nice conversation with mboddu last week when I was in
Westford and the short answer is that there are no easy options.
You're right that Flock will move around some based on facility
availability, cost, etc. Now that the schedule is more predictable
at least more explicitly stated), we can try to accommodate it in the
In the next week or so, I hope to publish a commblog post that will
include a few different options and what impact those options will
have on the schedule.
In the meantime, I'm curious about the history here. In my 10-ish
years in the Fedora community prior to taking this job, I never
paid that much attention to the branch point. Is this a problem we've
had in the past, or was F31 particularly bad. I know we get failed
composes a lot, but my understanding is that this was a perfect
As far as I remember this problem is not new. It just got really
problematic on F31. However, I remember that almost every release we
have a gab between the branching and compose creation. Most of the time
it's not that long. Please correct me Kevin if I'm not wrong here.