Examining -static package build timestamps in koji
jwboyer at gmail.com
Fri May 4 13:53:06 UTC 2012
On Fri, May 4, 2012 at 9:23 AM, Michael Schwendt <mschwendt at gmail.com> wrote:
> * 40 packages in Rawhide are older than one of their -static
> BuildRequires. Doesn't mean much. Just curious. Of those 40 packages,
> 7 link with binutils libs
> 21 link with flex libs <-- flex doesn't change often, though
> 3 link with g2clib libs
> 6 link with hdf libs
> 3 link with nss or nss-softokn
> * The age difference of the builds is between 0 and 447 days compared with
> their static BR.
> For g2clib between 15 and 55 days.
> For hdf between 1 and 60 days.
> And huh? 447 days?
> ksplice-0.9.9-2.fc15.src older than binutils-188.8.131.52.2-1.fc18.src.rpm
> 447 days
This package is essentially dead. It was superseded by the ksplice
'upstart' package quite a while ago, which is provided by Oracle now.
Fedora doesn't support ksplice anyway, so it can probably be dropped.
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