[CentOS-devel] Is there any way to follow errata for Stream 8?

Sat Aug 21 12:44:09 UTC 2021
Leon Fauster <leonfauster at googlemail.com>

On 20.08.21 19:36, Carl George wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 20, 2021 at 11:35 AM Neal Gompa <ngompa13 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Aug 20, 2021 at 12:28 PM Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org> wrote:
>>> On 8/19/21 11:21 PM, John R. Dennison wrote:
>>>> On Fri, Aug 20, 2021 at 06:05:49AM +0200, Steven Rosenberg via CentOS-devel wrote:
>>>>> Even emails like I see for for CentOS 7 would be ok.
>>>> Considering that people have had nearly 2 years to get such notices out
>>>> for 8 and it's still not happened I wouldn't hold my breath if I were
>>>> you.
>>> I would provide the information if i could, it is not easy to do because
>>> of modularity.
>>> The thing that builds el8 modules is called MBS .. if you look at MBS
>>> operations, one of the things that gets generated as part of the
>>> filename.  Here is an example:
>>> https://koji.mbox.centos.org/koji/buildinfo?buildID=18783
>>> Part of the file name is dynamic, created by MBS at build time.  For
>>> example, one of the Source RPM filenames generated is:
>>> runc-1.0.0-74.rc95.module_el8.4.0+886+c9a8d9ad.src.rpm
>>> That is not it's filename in RHEL8.  In RHEL 8 .. the filename is:
>>> runc-1.0.0-74.rc95.module+el8.4.0+11822+6cc1e7d7.src.rpm
>>> There is no easy way to figure out the file names that match up between
>>> the two systems.  I took me 15 minutes to figure out that one filename,
>>> this does not scale.
>> Everything prior to ".module" should be unique, identifiable, and
>> identical between RHEL and CentOS. MBS whacks %dist to add MBS
> Not exactly.  Sometimes RHEL maintainers add digits after %dist, which
> results in NVRs like foo-1.0-1.module_el8.4.0+123+a0a0a0a0.1.  It's
> not impossible to parse, but it's much more complicated that just
> ignoring everything after ".module".

and BTW

RH uses the plus sign after module and before %dist :


is this intentional?