F-14 Branched report: 20100904 changes
awilliam at redhat.com
Wed Sep 8 11:42:20 UTC 2010
On Sat, 2010-09-04 at 17:13 +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 04, 2010 at 03:14:12PM +0000, Branched Report wrote:
> > 1:libguestfs-1.5.5-1.fc14.i686 requires febootstrap >= 0:2.8
> > 1:libguestfs-1.5.5-1.fc14.x86_64 requires febootstrap >= 0:2.8
> Yup, this is a cock-up.
> I pushed libguestfs and febootstrap on the same day to testing
> (libguestfs in the morning, febootstrap in the afternoon). But
> febootstrap didn't go into testing for another 3 days.
> As a result, 7 days later, I pushed libguestfs thinking I could push
> the dependent febootstrap, but now in fact I have to wait another ~3
> days to do that. Since the "acceptance policy" overrides packager
> discretion, I just have to wait it out (or go through some other
> process palaver, it's easier just to wait).
When you are doing an update which involves changes to multiple related
packages, you should always push them as a single update transaction. It
avoids exactly this sort of problem, and others besides. Pushing
multiple related changes as separate updates is just asking for
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