Pierre-Yves Chibon wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 03, 2018 at 07:35:00PM +0100, Kevin Kofler wrote:
>> So please let us just repeal that "Rawhide can never go backwards"
> This is actually a fair point, but I wonder what prevents us from doing it
Technically, nothing. This is purely a policy issue.
> The only thing I can think of is that we have no mechanism to choose what
> goes in rawhide and what does not, from the moment you build it, it will
> go into rawhide.
> So maybe gating rawhide, would give us that mechanism to a) prevent
> package we know are broken from entering rawhide, b) potentially remove
> from rawhide package we later find are breaking things.
"b)" can be done without any gating. That's what koji untag-pkg is for.
> I guess another issue with removing something from rawhide is that
> something else may have been built on the top of it, thus removing A would
> imply, automatically rebuilding B, and C, and D...
That would have to happen anyway, even if you bump Epoch to revert A as is
the policy now.
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