Daily package ownership changes?
awilliam at redhat.com
Fri May 31 17:41:52 UTC 2013
On Fri, 2013-05-31 at 10:52 -0600, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
> On Wed, 29 May 2013 19:44:21 -0700
> "T.C. Hollingsworth" <tchollingsworth at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Wed, May 29, 2013 at 6:09 PM, Kevin Fenzi <kevin at scrye.com> wrote:
> > > On Tue, 28 May 2013 16:02:17 -0400
> > > Rahul Sundaram <metherid at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >> >> 11) automatic period rebuilds in rawhide to highlight FTBFS
> > >> >> issues aren't done as often anymore
> > >> > Can you expand on this? Not sure what you mean?
> > >>
> > >> What Matt Domsch was doing for
> > >> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fails_to_build_from_source
> > >
> > > Ah, sure, yeah. FTBFS runs would be a great little project.
> > We've done a mass rebuild for GCC updates or other things pretty much
> > every release for the last several releases anyway, and these have
> > caught lots of FTBFS issues. Is there really any reason to do this
> > specifically for FTBFS?
> Well, if we wanted to run them more often than once every 6 months.
> Also, we have in the past not done mass rebuilds for some releases
> (where there is no change that needs one), which could mean a year or
> more between runs.
I think we sorta decided when Matt stopped doing the FTBFS runs that
we'd at least do one mass rebuild for each release, just to keep things
up to date and catch FTBFSes. I might be remembering wrong, though.
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