rawhide report: 20140404 changes

Al Dunsmuir 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.

Very beneficial.

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.

Al



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