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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