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Re: EPEL Packages in need of building for EL-6



On Fri, 09 Jul 2010 10:31:59 -0700
Brad Bell <bradbell seanet com> wrote:

> The new version of my spec file has
>      Version: 20100101.4
>      Release: 1%{?dist}
> The previous version has
>      Version: 20080403
>      Release: 3%{?dist}
> 
> I mistakenly checked in and did a
>      make tag
>      make build
> with the new version and wish to go back to the old version
> (I changed EL-5 when I meant to change EL-6).
> 
> Using cvs, I could revert my spec file to its previous version. Then 
> change the release to
>      Version: 20080403
>      Release: 4%{?dist}
> then add a comment in the log that release 4 is the same as release 3,
> then revert by sources and .cvsignore files, then commit the changes
> in cvs, then do
>      make tag
>      make build
> 
> 1. Would this work ?

If you also untagged the newer mistaken package, yes. 

> 2. Is this the best way to revert to a previous release ?

I can't think of a better one off hand. 

kevin
--
> On 7/9/2010 8:59 AM, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
> > On Thu, 8 Jul 2010 21:17:27 +0100
> > Mark Chappell<tremble tremble org uk>  wrote:
> >
> >    
> >>> I would like to revert the EL-5 distribution back to its previous
> >>> version; i.e.,
> >>>        http://cvs.fedoraproject.org/viewvc/rpms/cppad/EL-5/
> >>> before its previous commit and previous
> >>>       make tag
> >>>       make build
> >>> Is there a standard procedure for doing this ?
> >>>        
> >> As far as the EPEL-5 distribution is concerned, if you didn't push
> >> the update through bodhi, it's fine don't worry that it's gone
> >> into Koji. I don't know CVS well enough to know how to cleanly
> >> revert (I generally use Subversion or Git)
> >>      
> > I suppose you could untag the package in koji, and then just commit
> > a older version back to cvs.
> >
> > Are you needing to update the older version? Or just don't want the
> > newer one to go out until you fix it up?
> >
> >    
> >> I've CCed in the EPEL devel list which almost certainly includes a
> >> number of people more familiar with CVS than myself and can tell
> >> you the two liner to revert back to the cppad-20080403-3_el5 tag.
> >>      
> > koji untag-pkg --help
> >
> > If you expand a bit more on exactly what you built and what you
> > want to do we can give more detailed info.
> >
> > kevin
> >    
> >
> >
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