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Re: release number, was Re: Mass rebuild: Rebuild your packages for fc6



On Thu, 2006-09-07 at 22:05 +0200, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> On Thu, 7 Sep 2006 20:18:49 +0200 (CEST), Paul Wouters wrote:
> 
> > On Thu, 7 Sep 2006, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
> > 
> > > As of this mornings cvs checkout seed, there are still 976 extras
> > > packages that need to be rebuilt for fc6. That puts things at around
> > > 56% done.
> > >
> > > If you haven't rebuilt your packages, please do so soon.
> > 
> > If there have been no changes to the package, should the release version
> > be bumped for this proces? Or in other words, why is the massive rebuild
> > happening?
> 
> In addition to Bill's reply, please note that "rebuilds without bumping
> release" don't find their way into the repository. The push script _does
> not_ overwrite existing packages in the repository, even if the build
> report may say otherwise. Rebuilding without increasing either one in
> %epoch:%version-%release is an invalid operation.

Shouldn't the build system refuse to build package with an EVR it's
already successfully built?

Nils
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