On Sat, Aug 05, 2017 at 11:32:23AM -0400, Neal Gompa wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 5, 2017 at 10:49 AM, Zbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek
> <zbys...@in.waw.pl> wrote:
> >> >Perhaps next time, you could test rebuilds of at least major things
> >> >like texlive against the new poppler *before* you land the new poppler
> >> >into rawhide? Thanks.
> >>
> >> And then, if test rebuild of such a big package like texlive against
> >> new poppler fails, poppler maintainer has to wait until texlive is
> >> to be ported into new poppler?
> >
> > Yes! That's how the new "no alphas" rawhide is supposed to
> > look. Maintainers are supposed to avoid a state where rawhide is
> > broken.
> >
> > poppler shouldn't be *blocked*, but it should be delayed a bit, so
> > that maintainers of the dependent packages are given a few days to
> > find a resolution.
> >
> This is garbage. How the heck are we supposed to do crap like this
> when Koji itself isn't built to support this kind of thing freely? If
> anything, Koji (or something) should be doing the bloody rebuilds for
> us, automatically doing a scratch build and if that passes, do a "real
> build" with the bumped Release and changelog entry.

  Actually, we seem to have https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Koschei for that.
Sadly, it does not work – I tried with it when I was upgrading 'owfs'
package (with soname change). Depentant 'collectd' wasn't rebuilt.

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