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

Nils Philippsen nils at
Wed Sep 21 11:09:55 UTC 2011

On Tue, 2011-09-20 at 12:21 -0400, Adam Jackson wrote:
> On 9/20/11 11:43 AM, Nils Philippsen wrote:
> > On Tue, 2011-09-20 at 11:33 -0400, Adam Jackson wrote:
> >> Of course, the accounts system _still_ doesn't have groups, five years
> >> later, so provenpackager is the big hammer we have.  We could get groups
> >> any day now, that'd be just fine.
> >
> > Do you mean "groups of groups", like in "provenpackager-kde",
> > "provenpackager-gnome", and "provenpackager" means all of these?
> I don't see any real reason to do that instead of just unix-style 
> groups, but either one would be an improvement.

Hmm, it seems I don't quite get what you mean with "the accounts system
_still_ doesn't have groups" -- while provenpackager among others is a
group. Would you please elaborate?

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