[ACTION NO LONGER REQUIRED] Retired packages for F-17

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at gmail.com
Wed Mar 7 19:30:37 UTC 2012

On Wed, Mar 7, 2012 at 7:06 PM, Bill Nottingham <notting at redhat.com> wrote:
> Peter Robinson (pbrobinson at gmail.com) said:
>> > At least for aircrack-ng from your list no FTBFS bug has been filed,
>> > therefore I do not see any reason to remove it from Fedora. And in case
>> > it really does not build, I expect a bug report.
>> There hasn't been FTBFS bug reports since Matt stopped doing them due
>> to lack of time, the maintainer would have got failed builds for the
>> mass rebuild and should have investigated as part of "maintaining" the
>> package.
> If there aren't FTBFS bug reports in the future, that's going to make
> doing FTBFS-blocking tricky. Did you generate your list merely from
> "things with older dist tags, so they obviously didn't rebuild", or from
> some more canonical source?

Things with older dist tags that I then cross checked because they
were also not building on ARM. Most of them were ftbfs in both the
F-15 and F-17 mass rebuilds, some even in the F-12 mass rebuild! Matt
stepped down from his ftbfs some time ago and I've never seen anything
done about it since.


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