Current FTBFS packages (was Re: [ACTION REQUIRED] Retiring packages for Fedora 21)

Till Maas opensource at
Sun Jun 1 17:28:38 UTC 2014

On Sun, Jun 01, 2014 at 03:33:28PM +0200, Michael Schwendt wrote:

> > rss2email                        mschwendt, mcepl, mschwendt                
> That is inaccurate. 

No, it is not.

> The F21 mass-rebuild has been announced to start on 2014-06-06, so that
> should be early enough for rss2email.

Branching is after the mass rebuild, so if rss2email will build in the
mass rebuild, nothing will happen to it.

> The package has been successfully (mass-)rebuilt for F17 to F19, but
> there has not been such a mass-rebuild for F20, so that is why there
> has not been a package with a .fc20 dist tag.

According to rss2email's SPEC changelog Release Engineering tried to
build it for a Fedora 20 mass rebuild on 2013-08-04. Also it just failed
in a scratch build due to a missing patch:

Also FYI: It contains a changelog from you about a lot of updated
patches including the missing one, that was never successfully built.

> > According to branching will
> > occur not earlier than 2015-07-08. The packages will be retired shortly
> > before.
> 2015 or 2014?

Thank you, fixed.


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