[fedora-arm] Fedora 15 ARM hardfp Virtual FAD (Fedora Activity Day) - FRIDAY

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org
Sun Jul 10 22:34:45 UTC 2011

On Sun, Jul 10, 2011 at 06:12:38PM -0400, Jon Masters wrote:
> On Sun, 2011-07-10 at 22:44 +0100, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> > It's certainly true that we could do more to identify ftbfs situations 
> > earlier, but we've had mass rebuilds in most recent releases. Random 
> > failures years down the line really aren't a realistic concern.
> I can think of specific cases where dependent packages failed to rebuild
> 6 months later because of an earlier change, and I'm sure we can find
> some involving years at a time. Further, there are some noarch packages
> that haven't been rebuilt in many releases, but that's another issue.

6 months isn't even one year, let alone many. Let's avoid hyperbole.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org

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