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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: Proposal: R-T-C and packaging files
Date Mon, 24 Jan 2005 15:57:51 GMT

On Jan 23, 2005, at 9:28 AM, Graham Leggett wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> There has been an ongoing problem with httpd and system package build 
> scripts. Over time, changes have been backported to the build system 
> (autoconf, etc) which breaks packaging scripts and files such as the 
> RPM spec file.
>
> The packaging files are then fixed, but the backport sits in the 
> STATUS file without enough votes to move it forward, and eventually a 
> release is made with broken packaging.
>
> What I propose is that changes to packaging files (such as 
> build/rpm/httpd.spec.in, build/pkg/buildpkg.sh, etc) should be CTR, 
> just as documentation files are. This will not apply if other files 
> (source code for example) are involved in the change.

++1 !


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