[CentOS-devel] CentOS Streams q&a

Pat Riehecky

riehecky at fnal.gov
Tue Sep 24 20:49:10 UTC 2019

On 9/24/19 3:35 PM, Jim Perrin wrote:
> 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 One of the main complaints from libosinfo consumers is how outdated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).

Use of RH Bugzilla might be handy as it could permit quick correlation 
of abrt reports across product/version/etc.


Pat Riehecky

Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

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