Heads up: Noarch Subpackages

Ville Skyttä ville.skytta at iki.fi
Sun Feb 15 17:56:42 UTC 2009

On Friday 13 February 2009, Florian Festi wrote:
> I'll answer this in one mail each topic to avoid mixed up threads.
> Ville Skyttä wrote:
> > What about F-10, and noarch-subpackage updates to packages that were all
> > arch-specific before be shipped for it, or if this is F-11+ only?  This
> > is obviously dependent on whether the needed infrastructure changes
> > include support for doing this for F-10 as well, but I think it'd be nice
> > to be explicit about it in case it'd be technically doable in the
> > infrastructure but no go for some other reasons.
> As far as I understood there is only one koji instance for all releases
> (will someone from the infrastructure team please correct me) and rpm 4.6
> is in F10 for quite a while. So technical it should be possible to build
> noarch sub packages in F10. Whether we want to change a lot of packages in
> F10 for that is another question.

FWIW, IMO it doesn't make sense to change /any/ packages in F-10 _for this 
feature only_.  What I meant was whether doing noarch subpackages while at it 
when pushing other usual F-10 updates would be ok.

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