On 7.10.2016 11:56, Petr Spacek wrote:
> Dear FreeIPA developers and packagers,
> 
> you can find first version of the Build system refactoring design document on:
> http://www.freeipa.org/page/V4/Build_system_refactoring
> 
> If you do not care about implementation details, please be so kind and quickly
> scan through chapter
> http://www.freeipa.org/page/V4/Build_system_refactoring#Feature_Management
> 
> I'm not an FreeIPA packager so I might miss some important thing which needs
> to be configurable.
> 
> 
> Also, I would appreciate ideas how to handle build versioning:
> http://www.freeipa.org/page/V4/Build_system_refactoring#Versioning
> 
> My main questions are:
> * What is triggering IPA upgrade?
> * Would it be sufficient to bump release in RPM? (I mean - theoretically.
> Could the code be modified to detect this?)
> 
> Here I'm trying to avoid unnecessary rebuilds caused by changes to
> IPA_VENDOR_VERSION during each build.
> 
> 
> Timo, what can I do to help you with packaging for Ubuntu/Debian?
> 
> Dream big, even wild ideas are welcome!

Also, if you are packager or tester, please describe your
requirements/use-cases/user stories/whatever so I can design the system to
suit your needs.

I've tried to capture developer's needs to
http://www.freeipa.org/page/V4/Build_system_refactoring#User_stories

Please let me know if you are okay with that or if it needs corrections.

Thank you for your time!

-- 
Petr^2 Spacek

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