Rawhide boot problems

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org
Sat Sep 8 02:33:01 UTC 2012

On Fri, Sep 07, 2012 at 07:43:32PM -0600, Kevin Fenzi wrote:

> This actually has nothing to do with mass rebuilds (unless I am
> misunderstanding). Mass rebuilds are done _before_ branching to avoid
> problems like this. :) 

Argh, sorry, I was confusing it with something unrelated. Yeah, not a 
mass rebuild problem in this case.

> During freezes (like the especially long one we have right now) this is
> especially painfull for rawhide, as fewer packages come in and they
> have to wait for the freeze to be over to get updates for non release
> blocking issues. 
> It's a balancing act I fear, nothing will make everyone happy. 
> Inheriting from updates-testing means rawhide can and will 'go
> backwards' as updates get unpushed/dropped. Dropping inheritance
> entirely means more work for maintainers. 

Add a flag to bodhi to let maintainers re-enable inheritance?

Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org

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