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Re: Auto-update for sid? Auto-backport?


On Thu, Nov 16 2017, Jeremy Bicha wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 15, 2017 at 11:03 AM, Holger Levsen <holger@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> I've also heard plans (early 2017) that some people in Fedora wanted to start
>> doing such things, but I dont think they have started by now, though I
>> might be wrong on that last bit. So, clearly, there are others who also
>> think that this is a good idea.
> My understanding of the current status is that Fedora package
> maintainers can opt into a service that files a bug when a new
> upstream version is detected (using the cross-distro
> https://release-monitoring.org service).
> See https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1490150 for an example.
> [...]

Wow!  Thank you for sharing details of this, Jeremy.  What's
particularly nice about this is that the upload stage is still manual,
which satisfies the kind of reasons brought up by Russ and I, but a big
chunk of work is removed (especially with some scripting).

Sean Whitton

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