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Re: BuildRootOverrides request: devhelp (for vala-0.1.5)





On 04/12/2007, Christopher Aillon <caillon redhat com> wrote:
On 12/04/2007 04:34 PM, Michel Salim wrote:
> On 04/12/2007, Jesse Keating <jkeating redhat com> wrote:
>> On Tue, 4 Dec 2007 01:16:12 -0500
>> "Michel Salim" < michel sylvan gmail com> wrote:
>>
>>> Could a CVS admin make devhelp available as a BuildRootOverrides?
>>>
>>> https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/F8/FEDORA-2007-3962
>>>
>>> Vala has a soft BR on devhelp -- the documentation files don't get
>>> installed if devhelp is not detected at configure time, and everytime
>>> there is a Firefox update, devhelp lags behind by days, so it will be
>>> nice to have it permanently whitelisted.
>>
>> There isn't a method to make a "permanent" whitelist.  Why does your
>> app have to be built against a very specific version of devhelp?
>>
> It does not have to. The problem is that the (rather frequent) Firefox
> security fixes, and that devhelp is not whitelisted, means that at any
> moment in time, it is quite probable that the newer version of Firefox
> is already available in Koji, but the matching version of devhelp is
> not.


Actually, the problem existed because of the override from last time.
If the override did not exist, you would be able to build against the
correct version.  (Try again now.)

Yes, that works, thanks. So the override is not cleared automatically when the package enters the repository?




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