Fedora 22 Alpha Freeze

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at gmail.com
Fri Feb 27 15:50:12 UTC 2015


On Fri, Feb 27, 2015 at 3:23 PM, Dave Johansen <davejohansen at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 24, 2015 at 11:24 AM, Dennis Gilmore <dennis at ausil.us> wrote:
>>
>> Today is also the Alpha freeze[4]. This means that only packages which
>> fix accepted blocker or freeze exception bugs[5][6] will be marked as
>> 'stable' and included in the Alpha composes. Other builds will remain
>> in updates-testing until the Alpha release is approved, at which point
>> the Alpha freeze is lifted and packages can move to 'stable' as usual
>> until the Beta freeze.
>
>
> I have a question on how I'm supposed to handle a new package. I was working
> on packaging iwyu [1] and it built for all of the target releases except for
> F22 because of some gcc 5.0 issues. It appears that the last one has been
> resolved [2], so how do I handle this situation? Do I just wait until the
> alpha freeze is over to build iwyu for F22? Or should I use a buildroot
> override?

Build it as per normal, if it's a single package submit it to bodhi as
an update for F-22, if you need to build other packages against it
you'll need to do a build override as per normal stable releases.

Peter


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