On Fri, Mar 02, 2018 at 10:04:35AM +0100, Nicolas Mailhot wrote: > Le jeudi 01 mars 2018 à 12:42 -0800, Kevin Fenzi a écrit : > > > > I disagree entirely with the above. I think the solution is to gate > > packages coming into rawhide and hold or reject those that break the > > compose until they are fixed. > > While I don't disagree with the sentiment there needs to be a mechanism > to handle bootstraps, where there are known-broken repository statuses > between the beginning of the operation, when first bootstapped pavkages > are injected, and the end, when several rebuild passes managed to get > them all in fully build status.
Wouldn't side-tags in koji handle this? Imagining there was a tool to let packagers create/merge them as they need. > Also, how would you handle obsolete forgotten stray packages that linger > in the repo (because they've not been killed properly, or a tool bug > resulted in their non removal)? Gating gives any such package the power > to block all updates in more critical packages That'd actually give us the opportunity to clean up more our repos no? :) Pierre _______________________________________________ devel mailing list -- firstname.lastname@example.org To unsubscribe send an email to devel-le...@lists.fedoraproject.org