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Re: KDE vs. GNOME on F10

On Thu, 2009-08-06 at 10:20 +0100, Mark McLoughlin wrote:
> For fedora-virt folks, we have a "virt-preview" repository, the general
> idea being:
>   - a repo where you can pull f11 builds of the latest rawhide virt bits
>   - purely for people who want to help with testing f12 virt, but 
>     aren't willing to run rawhide
>   - it's not about making new features available to f11 users, it's 
>     about allowing f11 users to get involved with f12 development
>   - if it breaks, you get to keep both pieces - we'll do our best to 
>     fix problems specific to this repo, but in reality we care more
>     about problems which affect stock f11 or rawhide/f12
>   - we're trying to keep the limit the packages in the repo to purely 
>     virt related packages - e.g. right now we need something from f12 
>     selinux-policy, but I'm hoping we can get added in an f11 update 
>     rather than pulling in the f12 version and breaking non-virt stuff
> It hasn't been around long, but it's working well and we're getting
> valuable testing from it. The only thing we're missing is that we can't
> add virt-preview packages to the buildroot. We're considering switching
> from koji to mock for the builds because of this.
> With a little automation, I think this model could work fairly well for
> the likes of GNOME.

This is essentially what I wanted to create with KoPeRs.

Jesse Keating
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