Fedora 13 has been branched!!

Christoph Wickert christoph.wickert at googlemail.com
Wed Feb 17 09:44:10 UTC 2010


Am Mittwoch, den 17.02.2010, 10:34 +0100 schrieb Michal Schmidt:
> On Wed, 17 Feb 2010 10:04:13 +0100 Christoph Wickert wrote:
> > This means that chainbuilds are no longer possible and this slows
> > development down dramatically. Think of a feature like Xfce 4.8 with
> > it's tight schedule [1]. E.g. we only have 8 days to build one of the
> > pre-releases.
> > 
> > When I made the Xfce 4.4.3 update for F-9, it took 7 days to build
> > everything due to the long dependency chain that required a lot of
> > overrides from rel-eng [2].
> > 
> > This means that large updates like Gnome, KDE or Xfce will get
> > massively delayed after alpha. They might not make it into one of the
> > prereleases, which means they get less testing. A lot of features
> > will no longer be possible in their current state.
> > 
> > How do we address this issue?
> 
> Would it help to use a special Koji tag for this?

We were planning to do this with a custom tag anyway, but I'm not sure
if this also affects whether they go straight into the repos or not.

And what about the updates that don't have a custom tag?

Regards,
Christoph



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