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Re: epel-release in Fedora repos?



On Tue, Jul 14, 2009 at 10:32:08PM +0200, Till Maas wrote:
>On Tue July 14 2009, Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
>> >>>>> "JK" == Jesse Keating <jkeating redhat com> writes:
>>
>> JK> At 7000+ srpms there is no way I could evaluate each and every one
>> JK> for validity before submitting it for a rebuild.
>>
>> I think the point is that the package owner should have deleted it
>> from devel so that there would be nothing for rel-eng to rebuild.
>
>Imho if the devel branch is a problem, then it should not be created when the 
>package is imported to CVS, if it is a epel-only package. Requesting such 
>strange actions from package maintainers who may not know all the magic behind 
>the build system will only lead to errors like this one.

You have a valid point.  I'm not sure if the cvs scripts or pkgdb can currently
cope with that though.  If you have the time to look into it, I'm sure it
would be appreciated.

josh


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