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Re: Broken deps in Fedora 7



Jesse Keating wrote:
On Saturday 02 June 2007 04:41:14 Michael Schwendt wrote:
Without test-updates, I see these dependency problems in Fedora 7 +
Released Updates. Some are due to missing ExcludeArch. Scroll down for
i386 and x86_64. But the total number of problems is shocking.

It looks like the majority of these are firefox related. Since it was a security update of Firefox, I don't think we would have waited for all these packages to catch up.

how should we tackle this in the future ?

1) go towards an automated rebuild system, where the firefox maintainer can ask for automated rebuilds of the handful of packages that depend on it

2) instead, notify (automatically) the maintainers of the affected packages as soon as a firefox successful build appears in koji, but otherwise don't slow down the firefox release


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