[CentOS-devel] cbs feature req: building embargoed content

Karanbir Singh

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Wed Mar 11 12:07:23 UTC 2015

On 03/11/2015 12:01 PM, Jim Perrin wrote:
> On 09/25/2014 11:25 AM, Karanbir Singh wrote:
>> hi guys,
>> we need a way to build embargo'd content like reimzul's priv-build, that
>> does not make stuff public till a specific date ( the actual push to
>> public can be manual );
>> how would we achieve this on cbs ? I guess the git stuff is easier since
>> it can just be a scratch build from srpm and people need not push the
>> git content back to git.centos.org till embargo expiry.
> Devil's advocate here,
> How much of an issue is this? As far as I know, fedora doesn't deal with
> embargoed code at all. Is this something we need to care about, or can
> we simply adopt the fedora approach and state: Use the embargo time to
> come up with a plan of action, and build/push once public.

Its a pretty big deal I feel - its one thing that will likely keep the
actual CentOS buildservices from ever being opened up.

We cant use the fedora angle at all - they have a very different problem
space than we do.

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