FC14: Odd yum results

Matt McCutchen matt at mattmccutchen.net
Thu Aug 26 16:49:06 UTC 2010

On Thu, 2010-08-26 at 12:21 -0400, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> Michael Schwendt (mschwendt at gmail.com) said: 
> > Untagging them from updates-testing and removing them from the repo
> > way before they appear in the updates repo instead, is bad. It also
> > causes broken dependencies temporarily. Those make testing less fun
> > and lead to confusion when spending karma in bodhi.
> At the moment, we 'solve' this by doing update pushes in a certain
> order such that this should not happen. (Basically, any number of
> testing pushes, then a stable push, then the branched tree.)

In order to avoid packages temporarily disappearing, the stable push
should happen before the testing push, right?  Am I missing something?

> Now, if you have mirrors mirroring updates-testing and the branched
> tree on a different schedule, then this may not work. But that's a
> bit beyond our control.

You could leave packages in updates-testing for a few days after they
are added to updates, as Michael suggested.


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