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[openFATE 307915] Project source link (forwarder)
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  • Date: Mon, 3 May 2010 18:20:59 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <feature-307915-16@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Feature changed by: Adrian Schröter (adrianSuSE)
Feature #307915, revision 16
Title: Project source link (forwarder)

- Buildservice: Candidate
+ Buildservice: Done
Priority
Requester: Mandatory
Projectmanager: Mandatory

Requested by: Adrian Schröter (adriansuse)
Developer: (Novell)

Description:
For preparing maintenance updates we need a way to allow references to
the :Update projects, even if a certain package does not exist there
yet.
This need to work for source check outs and source links. However, not
for building (:Update shall not build all packages by default).
A proposal to support this would be via a so called "project source
link" with additional flags. Something like this for the project xml
meta data:
<link project="$PROJECT" />
This could be later extended to enable entire shadow builds (aka our
former BETA distributions:
<link project="$PROJECT">
<build repository="$REPOSITORY" arch="$ARCH" />
</link>

Discussion:
#1: Adrian Schröter (adriansuse) (2010-01-22 15:59:22)
not done for 1.7, move it to 1.8

#2: Adrian Schröter (adriansuse) (2010-02-19 10:40:29) (reply to #1)
1.8 will be called 2.0. -> mandatory feature.

#3: Adrian Schröter (adriansuse) (2010-03-15 17:36:02)
first parts (show and store linked projects, package checkout and
branch) are implemented in the api for this. I need src server
supporting this for next steps.
open question to me is which project= should get returned in meta data
when doing the checkout. The one from linking project or the one from
linked project ? Questing has lots of down/upside ....



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