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

Nicolas Mailhot nicolas.mailhot at
Tue Sep 20 17:19:19 UTC 2011

Le mardi 20 septembre 2011 à 17:10 +0200, Miloslav Trmač a écrit :

> So when _is_ a good time to do binary-incompatible changes to libraries?

The answer is obvious - in rawhide, before branching point. Anything
after branching will interact with various groups schedules and crash
into the barriers put in place to try to bring some order to the

Now of course that supposes rawhide is kept in dogfoodable state and
people don't let problems fester there because 'it eats babies, so who

Nicolas Mailhot

More information about the devel mailing list