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Re: libmtp soname change breakage (was: Re: Summary - Broken dependencies in Fedora Extras - 2007-02-07)



On Thu, 2007-02-08 at 09:23 +0100, Linus Walleij wrote:
> On Wed, 7 Feb 2007, Ville Skyttä wrote:

> > Apologies if I missed the announcement, but based on the above list of
> > breakage I'm not alone even within Fedora maintainers, let alone elsewhere.
> 
> The packages were intended to be pushed out alongside each other, I built 
> libmtp and I instructed gauret (Amarok maintainer) to rebuild and built 
> gnomad2 immediately afterwards, however the build of libmtp was pushed 
> before our builds were done.
>
> The actual question here is how do we coordinate package builds with 
> pushing of builds in a good way?
Communication - Direct email, bugzilla.

If necessary introduce compat-packages.

>  What we want to do is group three 
> packages (libmtp, gnomad2, amarok) and not push any one of them until all 
> three are built. This would totally solve this kind of nasty problems.

co-maintain them, give other maintainers privileges to rebuild the
packages when all agree upon such step?

Having a build-system which requires maintainers to "give explicit
clearance before a package is being pushed to the public"?

Ralf




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