GDBM upgrade in F17

Nils Philippsen nils at
Wed Sep 21 11:32:59 UTC 2011

On Wed, 2011-09-21 at 11:29 +0000, Petr Pisar wrote:
> On 2011-09-21, Nils Philippsen <nils at> wrote:
> > On Wed, 2011-09-21 at 10:59 +0000, Petr Pisar wrote:
> >> Jan Horak (hhorak) is going to upgrade GDBM to version with new SONAME
> >> in F17. Because rel-engs refused to provide dedicated build root, the
> >> upgrade will be performed in F17 directly.
> >>
> >> That means Perl, Pyhon and other default-build-root packages will
> >> disable support for GDBM temporarily. So if your package needs GDBM
> >> support in those languages, please wait until new GDMB and other
> >> packages (Perl, Python and similar) get recompiled again against this
> >> new GDBM.
> >
> > Have you tried building gdbm, creating the buildroot in bodhi, then
> > untagging gdbm from f17 instead?
> >
> Bodhi and F17?

Why not, you're not trying to submit an update, are you ;-)? As of
buildroot overrides, bodhi isn't used solely for updates anymore (even
though the URL ends in /updates/). The buildroot override document[1]
doesn't mention that this would be limited to branches.


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