[CentOS-devel] SIGs / cbs.centos.org change proposal

Wed Jan 26 20:36:47 UTC 2022
Brian Stinson <brian at bstinson.com>

On Wed, Jan 26, 2022, at 14:22, Fabian Arrotin wrote:
> Recently, the Hyperscale SIG created an infra ticket about a proposal to 
> change the rpm 'vendor' macro to be more specific than 'CentOS' for pgks 
> built on https://cbs.centos.org .
> For details, you can read https://pagure.io/centos-infra/issue/621
> I think it's a very good idea as we also started to show a difference 
> between distro (/9-stream) vs SIGs (on mirror.stream.centos.org) so also 
> doing that at the rpm level (already using a different gpg key anyway) 
> would be easy enough to modify.
> Here is our proposal : define the default value for that rpm macro to 
> 'CentOS Community Build Service' instead of 'CentOS'.
> It's also possible to request a specific override (what we tested with 
> Hyperscale tags) and I'd even think it would be better to create 
> directly each new tag with a common pattern like 'CentOS <sig_name> SIG' 
> , which would be easy to automate when we have to create new tags.
> This is just a Request for change, that we intent to implement next 
> week, so if we don't have any negative feedback (we don't think people 
> are actually parsing that field - yet - ) about this change, it will go 
> live next week.
> -- 
> Fabian Arrotin
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I think this is a good idea. Could be extra interesting for SIGs that cross-tag packages built in other SIGs.