Mailinglist Archive: opensuse-buildservice (351 mails)

< Previous Next >
[opensuse-buildservice] openSUSE:Tools:Devel
  • From: Susanne Oberhauser <froh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2008 14:42:19 +0200
  • Message-id: <s2iabg6f844.fsf@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Martin Mohring, one of our busy contributors and testers of
openSUSE:Tools pointed out that he had created an openSUSE:Tools:Devel
project on his build server because he had noticed that quite a few
people use openSUSE:Tools:UNSTABLE and he doesn't want to break them
while they are using more extensive testing.

As I like three staged integration environments (one for Development,
one for Testing and one for Release), and as openSUSE:Tools:UNSTABLE
actually is that Testing environment for many, I've added a devel

So now we have

the currently recommended, released version

the upcoming release, an ongoing beta version

very current packages, svn snapshots, this may break at any
time, only use this if you are actively participating in
development and alpha testing

A proposed release process is to first submit new package versions to
Devel and announce updates on opensuse-buildservice@xxx

Then 'good' versions of the packages that seem to work together go to
UNSTABLE for broader beta testing.

Once that has stabilized it is moved over to openSUSE:Tools as new

This also allows to remove the build-svn, osc-svn and obs-server-svn
packages: they now can go to "Devel" under teir 'real' names (without

Hey, with repo priorities you could even subscribe to just the Tools
repo to be user, to Tools and UNSTABLE to be a beta tester and to
all three, Tools, UNSTABLE and Devel as developer :)

Not sure how these repo priorites can be set easily, though?


Susanne Oberhauser +49-911-74053-574 SUSE -- a Novell Business
OPS Engineering Maxfeldstraße 5
Processes and Infrastructure Nürnberg
SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, GF: Markus Rex, HRB 16746 (AG Nürnberg)
To unsubscribe, e-mail: opensuse-buildservice+unsubscribe@xxxxxxxxxxxx
For additional commands, e-mail: opensuse-buildservice+help@xxxxxxxxxxxx

< Previous Next >
Follow Ups