[CentOS-devel] Updates push / announcements automation

William L. Maltby CentOS4Bill at triad.rr.com
Wed May 6 20:32:43 UTC 2009


On Wed, 2009-05-06 at 16:47 +0100, Karanbir Singh wrote:
> <snip>

> sent out ? I know changelog has been something that people have 
> mentioned in the past, is that still something that might be 
> good-to-have / must-have in the announcement emails ?

If it imposes more non-automated work on the CentOS team, I'm comfy with
the simple inclusion of the upstream URL, as you currently do it.

> 
> Also, for CentOS-4, only security updates are normally announced. What 
> do people feel about changing that so that all updates are announced, 
> including SA / BA / EA and CentOS specific bugfix's ?

+1

> 
> Finally, and this is the big question that *will* impact a lot of people 
> and specially those with automation - what do people think about 
> combined update announcements for all Arch's in a single email like what 
> happens upstream ? C2.1/C3/C4 will be hard to get into this process 
> since the arch specific builders dont stay in sync, but for C5, with the 
> ia64/ppc and s390 now pretty much online with the i386 and x86_64 its 
> something that we *could* potentially target.

Whatever minimizes the team workload is good by me. I *do* find
convenient the separation done now. So if the manual effort is a wash
between the two, I like the way it is.

-- 
Bill



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