[ATrpms-devel] myth development sanction regular trunk rpm => merging myth and plugins?
fenn at stanford.edu
Fri Nov 10 11:13:10 CET 2006
On Fri, Nov 10, 2006 at 01:06:58AM +0100, Axel Thimm wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 09, 2006 at 01:33:46PM -0800, Tim Fenn wrote:
> > On Thu, Nov 09, 2006 at 09:08:30PM +0100, Axel Thimm wrote:
> > >
> > > I've been asked to regularily offer trunk packages in a designated
> > > area (e.g. the bleeding section). The packages are also to always be
> > > built with full debug settings.
> > >
> > > In order to do this one must be careful to not mix regular and trunk
> > > builds and having mythtv+plugins split in two builds may pick up the
> > > wrong packages.
> > >
> > > The reason mythtv and mythplugins are separate packages are historical
> > > (mythplugins was even several source tarballs once) and due to (some)
> > > plugins having a different release cycle once, e.g. there could be
> > > 0.20.1 for some plugins and some + core would remain at 0.20. Having
> > > them separate helped reducing the builds of the core package.
> > >
> > > But since the advent of fixes branches the core package need to be
> > > rebuilt each time just the same, so some of the reasons melt away, and
> > > the new arguments for keeping it all under one src.rpm change the
> > > balance.
> > >
> > > So, what do you think? Merge mythtv and mythplugins into one build?
> > This seems more in-line with how current myth development works - just
> > track the 0.20-fixes branch as one big package...
> > But how would that help one (or better yet, a package manager)
> > differentiate whether it was dealing with the stable (fixes)
> > vs. bleeding (trunk) builds?
> That's the easy part: The usual build of for example 20-fixes gets
> into atrpms-stable and the trunk build into atrpms-bleeding.
What I meant to ask (and failed to explain properly): how will the
rpms be tagged such that yum/apt/smart will know the difference
between the two? i.e. if I enable atrpms-bleeding, how will the
bleeding rpm supersede the stable version (since there is no technical
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