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Re: Rebuilds needed for Fedora 8



On Tue, 21 Aug 2007 13:01:59 -0400
"Ray Strode" <halfline gmail com> wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> 
> >  Obviously we'd like to rely upon the maintainers to rebuild
> > their packages, however with just a week to accomplish this that may be
> > nearly impossible.
> I'm not even sure it's a good idea.  Why would we waste _everyone_'s
> time doing something so mechanical?

Because what if the maintainer has changes they're working on that they
want to get in and build?  Automating would basically mean that package
gets built twice, instead of once.

There are other reasons as well.  Looking for absent maintainers, etc.

josh


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