[CentOS] Any update on 5.6 / 6?

Mon Feb 21 17:18:25 UTC 2011
Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org>

On 02/21/2011 11:08 AM, Les Mikesell wrote:
> On 2/21/11 10:35 AM, Johnny Hughes wrote:
>>> So you are now saying that you cannot scale out this work to more people
>>> to release faster ? This is something that has to be done by Karanbir only ?
>> Dag,
>> The packages have to be built in a specific order, preferably the order
>> that they are originally produced in, so that they can be linked
>> properly.  Package A builds, then Package B, then Package C.  If package
>> B is broken, it needs to be fixed, then Package C needs to be built, etc.
>> This is not something that can be done by several people at the same
>> time in parallel, no.  Not and be done correctly.
> Couldn't the process be wrapped into a matrix build in Hudson (or now Jenkins) 
> across a large farm of build slaves with a list of successful builds falling out 
> at the end?  For at least the set of things that succeed in one of the common 
> environments...
>> Seeing as how we are currently dealing with 2 trees in the QA directory
>> for testing right now (4.9 and 5.6) ... 6.0 will be waiting until we get
>> those out of QA.
> So you are constrained by workspace?  Or number of people involved?  And you 
> don't see that as a problem that could be corrected?


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