[ATrpms-devel] Re: Upcoming repo updates: smart
Axel.Thimm at atrpms.net
Sat Jan 1 12:14:57 CET 2005
On Fri, Dec 31, 2004 at 01:48:24AM +0100, Axel Thimm wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 30, 2004 at 03:24:06PM -0800, Jarod Wilson wrote:
> > On Thursday 30 December 2004 08:49, Axel Thimm wrote:
> > > I would like to release them in bleeding, but that would break a lot
> > > of atrpms-kickstart startup procedures (I'm thinking mainly of Jarod's
> > > guide).
> > Which is already hurting a bit... :-\
> > > Releasing them straight into stable is asking for a different
> > > kind of troubles.
> > Very true. What exactly do you think is going to break, as far as my guide
> > goes?
> For one all package resolvers will have moved to bleeding, so the
> guide would need to start off by asking people to temporarily use
I finally took some intermediate path. I kept all packages that would
break Jarod's guide in stable and did a rather thorough testing. The
mostly affected package would be yum, which was broken anyhow before,
so placing a non-broken yum in stable was not that much of an
issue. Similar for python24, as it doesn't directly affect the
system. If it were broken it would only break yum/yum20 and smart. And
yum could only gain from going stable as said above, while smart is in
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
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