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Re: EPEL-6 Plan of attack



On Tuesday 16 March 2010 06:01:05 pm Stephen John Smoogen wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 16, 2010 at 11:38 AM, Dennis Gilmore <dennis ausil us> wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > 
> > I wanted to put out there the plan for EL-6 branching and building.
> > 
> > 
> > whenever EL-6 beta is announced we will setup the base repos for
> > building.
> > 
> > we will also announce our intention to branch.
> > 
> > Every package that is not orphaned in EL-5 will be branched for EL-6.
> >  there will be an opt-out.  place a file in your EL-5 branch called
> >  nobranch and place in it the reason why.
> > 
> > for instance python-hashlib is in EL-5 to support stronger hashed
> > metadata for the buildsystem.  its part of newer pythons so my nobranch
> > file will contain "Exists in newer python"  this is just a historical
> > something so if someone down the road questions why they can go and see
> > 
> > We will give 2 weeks from announcement before we setup the cvs branches.
> >  this will let us make sure anything thats in EL-6 gets nobranch files  
> > we will be branching EL-6 branches from F-12 branches
> 
> Looks good. During that 2 Weeks is there anything we should do if
> people want to add stuff from F12 branches to EPEL-6? [EG they don't
> want to support for 4 or 5 but 6 looks good.]

collect a list of those packages.  perhaps a wiki page would be best.

Dennis

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