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Re: tagging of non critical path package into F-12?



On Thu, Oct 15, 2009 at 8:55 AM, Conrad Meyer <cemeyer u washington edu> wrote:
> On Thursday 15 October 2009 12:51:28 am Peter Robinson wrote:
>> Hi All,
>>
>> I presume that the reason that tagging requests aren't being done is
>> due to the upcoming beta but is there a reason that non core or
>> critical path packages can't be tagged in. I have a number of Moblin
>> packages that fix various issues, in particular a rebuild of
>> network-manager-netbook to fix networking against the latest NM build
>> that hit just before the cut off. Given that none of these packages
>> would be anywhere near any of the official spins is there any
>> particular reason they can't be tagged in? Or if not when will they be
>> reviewed?
>>
>> Peter
>
> Hi,
>
> If they're not on any of the official spins, what benefit does tagging them
> into dist-f12 provide over having them as updates? (Pushing updates is the
> suggested approach unless there's some reason it won't work in your case.)

Because it allows me to test them as part of what will become the F-12
Moblin remix spin and allows others to test them rather than me having
to setup a separate repository so I can test how the interact with the
rest of the Moblin packages in Fedora.

Peter


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