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

Matthias Runge mrunge at matthias-runge.de
Thu Sep 22 09:41:37 UTC 2011


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On 22/09/11 09:15, Marcela Mašláňová wrote:
> On 09/21/2011 05:33 PM, Till Maas wrote:
>> On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 04:43:38PM +0200, Nils Philippsen wrote:
>> 
>>> And that's always fine and dandy if these issues are resolved
>>> in a reasonable amount of time. Right now Rawhide has packages
>>> with dependencies broken since pre-F15. This isn't acceptable.
>> 
>> If you notice this, ask FESCo to ask FES to perform a rebuild to
>> fix the dependency: 
>> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_Engineering_Services
>> 
>> Probably any member of the provenpackager group can help you
>> here.
>> 
>> Regards Till
>> 
>> 
>> 
> I hope you don't suggest for every rebuild of few dependent
> packages one FESCo ticket.
> 
Thinking some time about this:

Would it help to have a person (per branch), responsible for
rebuilding packages with broken deps? The person may rebuild himself
or try to force package maintainers to rebuild, retire packages, when
they stay in broken state since .. days/releases/...?

Cheers,
Matthias

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Matthias Runge <mrunge at matthias-runge.de>
               <mrunge at fedoraproject.org>
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