mass rebuild status
kevin at scrye.com
Wed Feb 9 03:49:00 UTC 2011
On Tue, 8 Feb 2011 20:00:44 -0500
Josh Boyer <jwboyer at gmail.com> wrote:
> I believe this wiki page should have been included in the announce
> For those that don't particularly follow devel day-to-day, the blurb
> about the XZ change is pretty uninformative. I've tried to dig back a
> bit and it seems the XZ change is to pick up XZ 5.0. It seems the
> rebuild was done to fix Delta RPM generation? From a package
> standpoint, will that mean that F14 is incapable of reading F15 RPMs?
> Does that impact mock?
The only case it hits is deltas. If you have a package that was built
in f14, and then a update happens in f15, the delta wouldn't work
right. (At least this is my understanding).
mock shouldn't be affected, nor should f14/f15 rpm read interop.
> I'd be happy to flesh out the change a bit more in detail if someone
> could point me at what is really changing in terms of XZ compression
> and what it means going forward. Better late than never.
Yeah, I wish I could find a good cite...
Perhaps the deltarpm and/or xz maintainers could chime in with the
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