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Re: updates-testing is not useful



On Saturday 09 June 2007 12:48:53 Christopher Aillon wrote:
> Jesse Keating wrote:
> > On Saturday 09 June 2007 10:11:42 Christopher Aillon wrote:
> >> Can we implement some sort of auto-signing-and-pushing mechanism for
> >> _testing_ packages at least?  I do see the value in having a human make
> >> a decision for the final repository, but am having a hard time coming up
> >> with a good reason for -testing.
> >
> > Updates-testing wouldn't be useful then either as we could have all kinds
> > of broken deps in the repo (not that we can stop it right now, but that
> > is being worked on).
>
> So then run repoquery before pushing packages.  If it causes the repo to
> break, then don't push it to testing.  Of course, this requires the
> ability to support multiple packages per update.

Patches welcome.

Seriously, repoquery isn't cheap nor easy, and you can't use existing repos 
because you're replacing packages in those repos.

-- 
Jesse Keating
Release Engineer: Fedora

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