GDBM upgrade in F17

Vít Ondruch vondruch at
Wed Sep 21 11:53:04 UTC 2011

Dne 21.9.2011 13:45, Honza Horak napsal(a):
> On 09/21/2011 01:14 PM, Nils Philippsen 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?
>> Nils
> I understand that buildroot override in bodhi works for f16 and lower
> only, am I wrong? I wanted to create a new target to make it safe, but
> after a discussion with rel-engs it appears to be too big hammer for
> such a few of packages. A temporary perl built without gdbm seems to be
> fine enough for this purpose.
> Honza

Its strange to me. There are concerns to have Rawhide usable but at the 
end, if somebody wants to prevents problems using dedicated build root, 
it is denied by Rel-Engs, because it is probably to much work. This is 


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