Proposal for the future of Fedora
jkeating at redhat.com
Wed Sep 29 19:09:37 UTC 2010
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On 09/29/2010 10:09 AM, Stephen Gallagher wrote:
> I'm no stranger to git branching. However, there is really no advantage
> to doing this versus keeping a separate build system for your project.
> The advantage of Rawhide is that it's automagically added to a repo that
> is part of a distribution (albeit a wildly unpredictable distribution)
> Being able to present your *packaged* work-in-progress to a wide
> community is the strength of Rawhide, and we weaken that by forcing
> Rawhide packages to be wary of release branches.
Perhaps I didn't present it well. You can create a branch in git and
build it for rawhide, and it will go into rawhide. What won't happen is
the changes in your branch winding up in the f15/master branch.
Therefor your stuff can be in rawhide, and when we branch you can do a
quick build of the old content from f15/master.
Fedora -- Freedom² is a feature!
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