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Re: Problem with upstream on sucked up packages.



On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 09:42:09PM -0600, Stephen John Smoogen wrote:
> Ok from the irc logs today the package pexpect was put into the
> RHEL-5.2 tree. Problem is that the maintainer didn't know about it
> until he was going to push an update into EPEL which by our rules he
> can't do... Now we could have caught this with a test build of things
> against the RHEL-5.2beta OR we could have had a nice notify from RHEL
> team that these were the packages that were sucked up into the next
> release. If Fedora is 'upstream' it would be nice to know when we are
> forked (or is there a process for this I am not aware of?) for stable
> releases.
> 
> So what can we do to make sure that RHEL-4.7 and RHEL-5.3 go much smoother?
> 
> Anyway.. I realized I needed to post this before crashing.
> 

I'll see what it's possible to share with the community ahead of time so
we are better prepared.

-andy


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