Fedora 11 Mass Rebuilds

Dennis Gilmore dennis at ausil.us
Thu Feb 26 18:02:06 UTC 2009

On Thursday 26 February 2009 10:12:27 am Panu Matilainen wrote:
> On Thu, 26 Feb 2009, Mike Bonnet wrote:
> We take compatibility dead seriously, but there are very real limits to
> what can be done compatibly and what can be be reasonably backported, if
> possible at all. The strong hash support might be within possibilities but
> already in rpm 4.6.0 the large package support is something that is
> *impossible* to backport due to the required API/ABI changes.
What is Large package support?  koji has a limit of 2gb per rpm/srpm  anything 
bigger will cause build failures.

perhaps we need to have regular (i.e. start of development cycle) meeting with 
koji and rpm devs.  that way koji support for new rpm features can be planned 
out and tested well in advance.

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