Policy when dependencies break on updates?

Michael Schwendt mschwendt at gmail.com
Sun Oct 12 12:56:34 CEST 2008

On Sun, 12 Oct 2008 09:44:06 +0200, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:

> > Are there scripts available eg from fedora that could be used by 
> > rpmfusion to create a list of broken packages, aka fedora's, and 
> > automatically email the maintainer, as well as adding to the package 
> > creation report? The sooner s/he knows about the issue, the sooner a 
> > fix or rebuild can be requested.
> mschwendt ran the dep-checker scripts a few weeks ago (see archives). 
> Xavier afaik is working on setting those up properly, to make sure they 
> run with each of our pushes.

A little bit of work is needed to support multiple owners.list files 
(I have that on my TODO list). The old API for that can be obsoleted as it
moved forward to using the fedora pkgdb as the primary method to retrieve
pkg owner details.

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