Is Rawhide supposed to be useful?

Peter Hutterer peter.hutterer at who-t.net
Tue May 10 01:18:54 UTC 2011


On Mon, May 09, 2011 at 08:49:28AM -0400, Matthew Miller wrote:
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=698237
> 
> and it's been this way for a while:
> 
> http://article.gmane.org/gmane.linux.redhat.fedora.devel/147699
> 
> which just says
> 
>   Rawhide's X is going to be like that for a while.  We have ABI version
>   checks in place, but they only operate off the numbers actually exported
>   from the server, and those don't change until ABI freeze for the server
>   release.
>   
>   - ajax
>   
> which is not very helpful -- and that was several weeks ago. The bug above
> keeps accumlating duplicates.
> 
> Can some resources be put into making sure this is resolved and protected
> against via RPM dependencies?

This is my fault, sorry. I updated the server but missed out on rebuilding
the drivers. And with one thing leading to another, Easter came, I forgot
about it and the above bug didn't show up on my radar until ajax pinged me
this morning.

I'm about to rebuild and update the drivers, but my upstream link is
currently using pigeons, so it will take me a while.

The resources have been put in, there are ABI checks in the RPMs but as ajax
said, they don't work until the ABI is bumped upstream.

Cheers,
  Peter


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