RFC : in-development flag for packages

Stephen Gallagher sgallagh at redhat.com
Wed Feb 25 13:41:51 UTC 2015


On Mon, 2015-02-23 at 17:03 +0200, Yanko Kaneti wrote:
> On Mon, 2015-02-23 at 14:39 +0000, Petr Pisar wrote:
> > On 2015-02-22, Yanko Kaneti <yaneti at declera.com> wrote:
> > > Introduce an "in-development" flag for packages in Fedora.
> > > 
> > I like the confession that no in-developemnt code gets magically 
> > stable after
> > half year of sitting in the Rawhide.
> 
> Indeed that was part of my thinking.
> 
> In-development packaging that might never reach maturity is a fact 
> of life and the idea was for us to embrace it and manage it in the 
> same place where we manage everything else.
> 
> Thanks for the feedback.

I'm somewhat of the opinion that code should never land in Rawhide 
that isn't stable upstream (or expected to be within that Fedora 
release cycle). Code that isn't ready and won't be ready in time 
belongs in a COPR.
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