Proposal for new frozen repositories server
dsd at laptop.org
Mon Feb 7 12:38:45 EST 2011
On 7 February 2011 17:23, Michael Stone <michael at laptop.org> wrote:
> If I recall correctly, the old system was designed with a couple of goals in
> mind including:
> a) to help OLPC meet its GPL obligations to offer source code for the
> binaries it has distributed
> b) to lessen the risk of schedule slippage due to Fedora downtime (e.g.,
> resulting from security incidents or hardware failures),
> c) to establish other conditions necessary for build reproducibility, (like
> knowing what packages went into each build), and
> d) to lessen the risk of undetected build data corruption (at rest or in
> transit) due to Murphy
> Are these still goals that you're trying to meet?
> (It's a little bit hard for me to tell from your proposal.)
Thanks for stating the goals - I will document them as part of this project.
I had not considered them explicitly like that, but at the same time
I'm intentionally trying avoid large changes to the system. I don't
feel like any of them have been lost in the proposal.
After re-reading Scott's mail I added a couple of points here, which I
missed the first time:
I also made the addition of offering rsync:// to the koji. repos.
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