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Re: Heads-up: brand new RPM version about to hit rawhide

On Fri, 2008-07-11 at 21:11 -0400, Doug Ledford wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-07-11 at 18:58 -0400, Jesse Keating wrote:
> > On Fri, 2008-07-11 at 17:14 -0400, Doug Ledford wrote:
> > > Gee, I looked at Fedora's rpm CVS...wasn't a single bit of indication of
> > > *any* activity of any sort there...makes a nice example of just how
> > > broken and disconnected from modern SCM management our system currently
> > > is.
> > 
> > That's right, we wouldn't want to see inflight development in the HEAD
> > of our package source control.  That rapidly gets in the way of doing
> > mass rebuilds, scripted code compliance tests, targeted fixes strikes,
> > etc, etc...
> > 
> > Our package SCM is not a software development SCM.
> Because you are not being in the least bit imaginative with branches
> does not in the least justify the statement you are making.

OK, how about this:

Nobody has the time nor has anyone shown overwhelming benefits to rework
our entire infrastructure to deal with a new SCM for _packages_ so that
people can do code _development_ on them when that should all be done

Again, scratch your own itch if it's bothering you that badly.


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