[CentOS-devel] helping with CentOS-6 - step-1
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Fri Nov 12 00:03:53 UTC 2010
So while we wait for the first set of packages to build the biggest
effort required is to find, confirm and patch those packages that have
upstream branding in them. And packages that need to be changed to work
within the centos ecosystem.
The aim is to find any mention of the upstream brands / trademarks and
content that might cause confusion as to what product the user is
running ( eg: %descriptions in spec files ). And when we find something
of this nature, file a report against the right centos-6/component on
I've imported all the components of CentOS-6 into the bugs.c.o
interface, if there is anything missing please shout out. We might need
to add some down the road ( eg: centos-release-notes ), and remove some
( eg: RedHat-Release-Notes-* ), but most of the components should be
There is, an extremely brief, overview of the whole process at :
Also, please leave issues assigned to the default 'Issue Tracker' role
account. The QA team members will assign the issues to themselves when
they do the reviews.
Keep in mind that if you need an installed system to do these tests (
like one would for the gnome/kde components ), you can use the
rhel6-beta2-refresh media. The package manifests have not changed much
from there to what's in release. so even if you were to go through the
beta2-refresh packages, that would help.
Thanks in advance to everyone who pitches in.
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