GDBM upgrade in F17

Adam Williamson awilliam at
Wed Oct 5 21:29:32 UTC 2011

On Wed, 2011-10-05 at 10:06 -0700, Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Oct 4, 2011, at 10:31 PM, Adam Williamson wrote:
> > On Thu, 2011-09-29 at 09:39 -0400, Jesse Keating wrote:
> >> On Sep 29, 2011, at 6:22 AM, Nils Philippsen wrote:
> >>> 
> >>> Ahh I'm late. Anyway, that's a side-effect of using the bodhi interface
> >>> to manage something in koji then. It'd still be handy if we could use
> >>> that for Rawhide so we don't break all dependent things for people who
> >>> want to test something else than what we're breaking at the moment.
> >> 
> >> You're thinking of creating a /new/ build target and build tag/root.
> >> That's not what bodhi does.
> >> 
> >> Buildroot overrides for the rawhide tags make no sense, as anything
> >> built automatically lands in the build root.
> > 
> > So really want they want is a *tag*, not a buildroot override, right?
> > 
> > They can have a tag for Rawhide if they request one, I presume?
> I don't even know what that would mean.

I was thinking of something like the f16-gnome tag the desktop team uses
to do big messy GNOME builds in before re-tagging them so they can be
submitted as updates. I didn't know all the issues behind that. :)

> tl;dr if you're looking for bodhi to allow on-demand creation of
> topic-tags for isolating build efforts from rawhide, that's too
> expensive of an item to allow a free-for-all at this time, in my
> opinion.

On demand, no. That's why I said 'if they request one'. I was assuming a
manually handled, human-in-the-loop type of 'request', not a fill out
the form and bonk on the button type of 'request'.
Adam Williamson
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