rawhide report: 20140404 changes
al.dunsmuir at sympatico.ca
Fri Apr 4 19:17:44 UTC 2014
On Friday, April 4, 2014, 1:42:49 PM, Matthew Milleru wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 04, 2014 at 11:32:57AM -0600, Michal Jaegermann wrote:
>> As far as I am concerned they are very useful. In more detail I am
>> looking mostly at "Broken deps" and "Summaries", with only an occasional
>> peek at a changelog information, but on a number of occasions these
>> messages were crucial for me in disentangling broken dependencies on
>> my rawhide installation and/or filing some packaging bugs. Without that
>> information I would have a much harder time and either would add some
>> spurious junk to bugzilla or would not bother at all.
>> > They seem mostly to just raise the noise.
>> As opposed to what?
> As opposed to meaningful discussion generated intentionally by human
> collaborators. But it appears that quite a few people do find them
> beneficial, and that's all I was asking.
Knowing the state of Rawhide (based on changes, and what is known to
be broken) seems like critical information for someone using or
testing on Rawhide.
Unfortunately, not all changes that affect other packages are
announced in the fedora-announce list. Seeing replies to the "rawhide
report" is usually a heads up that someone broke something.
Putting these and other script-generated reports elsewhere just makes
it harder for folks to keep track on what is happening.
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