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"
>> policy.
> This is actually a fair point, but I wonder what prevents us from doing it
> today.

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.

        Kevin Kofler
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