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Re: Fw: Don't rebuild licence updates for old dists



On 28.08.2007 23:06, Tom "spot" Callaway wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-08-28 at 21:39 +0200, Michael Schwendt wrote:
>> Begin forwarded message:
>>
>> Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2007 10:32:02 +0200
>> From: Michael Schwendt <bugs michael gmx net>
>> To: <fedora-maintainers redhat com>
>> Subject: Don't rebuild licence updates for old dists
>>
>>
>> Some packagers not only check in the licence updates to older branches
>> (F-7, FC-6, FC-5), they also submit build jobs for them.
>>
>> Please don't do that.
>>
>> If every packager does that for all packages, we would rebuild the
>> entire distribution and flood our users with superfluous updates.
> 
> Listen to the man, he's right. :)

As it was (at least) the second time (third time if you include spot's
inital "Licensing guidelines changes" mail) this got mentioned: wouldn't
it be worth sending the message to fedora-devel-announce, to make sure
we also get the packagers that don't follow fedora-devel closely?

CU
knurd


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