[CentOS-devel] CentOS Streams q&a

Jim Perrin

jperrin at centos.org
Tue Sep 24 20:35:26 UTC 2019

On 9/24/19 1:31 PM, Phil Wyett wrote:
> On Tue, 2019-09-24 at 13:25 -0700, Jim Perrin wrote:
>> On 9/24/19 11:50 AM, Fabiano Fidêncio wrote:
>>> On Tue, Sep 24, 2019 at 8:24 PM Jim Perrin <jperrin at centos.org>
>>> wrote:
>>>> Okay, now that the release is out, and everything is announced
>>>> properly.
>>>> I'm happy to answer questions about Stream.
>>> Does the Stream change the way to contributing to a specific
>>> package on CentOS?
>> "It depends". It's a snarky answer, but it's true.
>>> One of the main complaints from libosinfo consumers is how outdated
>>> the library is when CentOS is released (we have upstream releases
>>> of
>>> our database monthly). What would be the best way to get our
>>> library
>>> always up-to-date taking advantage of Streams?
>> We have to realize that stream is intended to target the next RHEL
>> release, so if you didn't see packages being rapidly rebased before,
>> you
>> probably shouldn't expect that to change. If it's a simple fix, a
>> feature addition that you've backported, that sort of thing, then the
>> vision would be a pull request and discussion, with the goal of
>> having
>> that merged in.
> Where will primary discussion and submissions related to streams take
> place? WIl the primary be the CentOS bug tracker or Red Hat bugzilla?

The discussion will be here on the -devel mailing list. We're currently
using the CentOS bug tracker, but we have been exploring the idea of
using either RH's bugzilla, or Jira (don't make that face).

Jim Perrin
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