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Re: 182 pending F11 stable updates. WTF?

On Thu, 2009-05-07 at 22:09 +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> (3) Something depends on this new package.  Since I can't build
> anything against the new package until it goes into stable, and I
> don't to wait 2+ weeks to trigger the build of the dependent package,
> I essentially am forced to push packages to stable as soon as
> possible.
> Of which item (3) is the most annoying.

I could have sworn this was documented in the package update wiki page,
but it's not (please somebody wanna throw it in there somewhere?)

You can request a buildroot override, which allows you to build your
packages against something that hasn't gone stable yet.
is what releng uses to describe the task, but that's not quite
appropriate for end user documentation.

Jesse Keating
Fedora -- FreedomĀ² is a feature!
identi.ca: http://identi.ca/jkeating

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