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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] Re: [opensuse-svn] r3494 - trunk/buildservice/src/build
  • From: Martin Mohring <martin.mohring@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 11 Mar 2008 18:57:30 +0100
  • Message-id: <47D6C80A.3010303@xxxxxxxxx>
Hi,

Dr. Peter Poeml wrote:
On Tue, Mar 11, 2008 at 03:22:23 +0100, Adrian Schröter wrote:
How about releasing a new build package once in a while? Right now,
build.rpm in openSUSE:Tools was last updated in September last year. So
I assume most people still use that old version.
openSUSE:Tools is intended to be kept stable. However we could create new versions for testing in openSUSE:Tools:Unstable first and later merging back.

bye
adrian

A lag of half a year sounds like a bit of a too strong safety belt to
me.

There is no "openSUSE:Tools:Unstable" that I can see either.
(It's sheer existence wouldn't actually mean that anyone tests it
anyway.)

I propose to surface changes much earlier, release early and often, you
know, to keep breakage small and revertible.

We can also test the svn version, I suppose, can't we?
I do that regularily with a "larger setup" and also some big projects mirrored from build.o.o, and testing this also :-)

I build and install:
- osc
- build
- obs-server
- rails 2.0 stuff

completly from svn trunc, from one source code version. I currently use -r 3408 (that was when abauer fixed the errors with https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=366405)
I intend to update to current revision, especially after the new build features and the osc merge.

I had already asked to put a copy into openSUSE:Tools:Unstable, but have no permission, to get openSUSE:Tools:Unstable lets say every week or so, or when some
new features are to be tested.

Where should the rails 2.0 copy (e.g. from darix) go? Also into openSUSE:Tools:Unstable?

Cheers,
Martin

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