Efraim Flashner <efr...@flashner.co.il> skribis:

> On Thu, Oct 13, 2016 at 11:11:38PM +0200, Ludovic Courtès wrote:
>> More generally, we could try to have a “staging” branch for safe changes
>> that involve a rebuild of between ~300 and ~1200 packages, that we’d
>> merge more frequently than ‘core-updates’ (I think the Nix folks do
>> that).  By “safe” I mean things like ungrafting, minor upgrades and
>> improvements; the goal would be to reduce the latency for such changes.
>> Things that rebuild more than ~1200 packages would still go to
>> ‘core-updates’.
>> WDYT?
>> Thanks!
>> Ludo’.
> This sounds like a good idea in general. A quick `guix refresh -l cmake'
> showed ~1100 packages, which would make this a good spot for the patch I
> tossed into core-updates to also build the ccmake binary.
> Currently I think most of us try to keep the number of rebuilds under
> ~150, so it might be nice to have some sort of guidelines in a separate
> post (and in HACKING eventually) so that people don't miss it.

I’ve posted a summary here:



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