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Re: distro release and reproduceability



Matt Domsch wrote:
> Some projects such as openSUSE do throw a lot of compute resources at
> the problem, rebuilding all dependent packages in the chain when a
> lower-level package is rebuilt.  Fedora hasn't felt the need to go
> quite this far.
> 
> Between the FTBFS build runs that I do, and the mass rebuilds that the
> Release Engineering team did for Fedora 11, and those that Jacob has
> done when major gcc changes are about ready, nearly all (but not
> exactly all) packages can be rebuilt as expected.  The few (and it was
> < 5% last time I looked, maybe significantly fewer even than that
> after the F11 rebuilds) are quite problematic and mostly bit-rotten
> code that people still have need for but upstream is stagnent.

that's the problem. currently there're 7486 package in rawhide which
means 5% ~= 375 package which is rather large number. imho these package
should have to removed or fixed. and to avoid it at least create a new
automatic bugzilla entry for these packages.

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  Levente                               "Si vis pacem para bellum!"


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