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On Wed, 7 Mar 2012 15:54:49 +0100
Thomas Kahle <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 09:25 Wed 07 Mar 2012, Alexis Ballier wrote:
> > On Wed, 07 Mar 2012 08:00:16 +0100
> > ""Paweł Hajdan, Jr."" <email@example.com> wrote:
> > > > Also the inter-bug dependencies are often not resolved
> > > > correctly, that is the to be keyworded package depends on
> > > > non-keyworded stuff not listed in the bug.
> > >
> > > And this is even worse. Please check things with repoman before
> > > filing bugs. You can even write automated scripts at least for
> > > the "check whether we got all deps right" part.
> > As a maintainer I can tell you that when you drop keywords on B
> > because it needs non keyworded A, then drop keywords on C because
> > it needs latest B then drop keywords on D because it needs latest
> > C, you have completely forgotten that some arches need A, which
> > ones, etc. There are scripts for this, and I hope arch teams that
> > like to have a list use them.
> What scripts are out there? I just do iterated repoman calls without
> much automation (pretty much as described below). Got anything
> better? -> please post it!
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