Responsibility for rebuilding dependent components, was: F-16 Branched report: 20110920 changes

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at
Tue Sep 20 14:16:22 UTC 2011

On Tue, Sep 20, 2011 at 04:13:27PM +0200, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> On 09/20/2011 04:03 PM, Adam Jackson wrote:
> > I'd like to see a rationale for jamming a soname-changing update into
> > the OS so close to a release.
> Maintainers on vacation, non-trivial changes?
> In my case, a major change was introduced into rawhide many weeks ago, 
> which had caused breakage in rawhide. One maintainer being involved was 
> in vacation, another one was non-responsive.
> Ca. 4 weeks later the issues were resolved in rawhide and we started to 
> propagate these changes to f16 and where caught by the delay queues.

We're in the freeze for beta. It's not reasonable to push new sonames 
into the distribution at this point.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at

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