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Re: Requirements gathering for new package source control

On Tuesday, 10 June 2008 at 00:44, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> Christoph Höger <choeger <at> cs.tu-berlin.de> writes:
> > It would be a great thing, if I could control all that from my own
> > versioned repository copy with some 'make <USUAL_STEP>' commands and
> > finally merge my changes back especially when testing builds for
> > multiple releases.
> Why don't you just commit the changes even if you don't know yet whether they 
> build? Especially for a small package where you're the sole maintainer, it 
> won't really matter if CVS HEAD isn't always buildable.
> For better or for worse, you'll also notice that many maintainers with many 
> packages won't even bother building locally first, we usually just commit, tag 
> and build, and after we get the failure mail from Koji, fix, commit, force-tag 
> and resubmit, and repeat that until the build succeeds.

You don't have to tag to build. You can do scratch builds of HEAD in koji.


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