* Miro Hrončok:

> Recently, a couple hundred packages were retired from rawhide (Fedora
> 31 at that time) based on the Fedora Failed to Build From Source
> Policy [1]. From various reactions over several threads it seems this
> policy is not ideal. This is an attempt to collect feedback and make
> the policy better serve Fedora's needs.

Debian treats FTBFS bugs as release-critical.  They either have to be
fixed, or the package gets removed from the release.  However, this is
not an automated process.

I wonder if something similar could work for Fedora: The package would
remain available in rawhide, but would be removed from the release

In the end, someone has to fix the packages eventually, and the package
maintainers are probably best qualified to deal with that.  If they lack
the resources for that, it points to a much more significant problem
that needs solving separately, I think.

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