jvonau at shaw.ca
Thu May 30 15:52:57 EDT 2013
On Thu, 2013-05-30 at 15:22 +0100, Peter Robinson wrote:
> On Thu, May 30, 2013 at 3:09 PM, Daniel Drake <dsd at laptop.org> wrote:
> > On Wed, May 29, 2013 at 11:50 PM, Peter Robinson <pbrobinson at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Firefox and xulrunner 17 are the late known good (and matching) builds
> >> for Fedora 17, you need the major versions to be matching (so
> >> 12/13/17) but if you were pulling in all the latest stable updates
> >> into the build you would have matching ones AFAICT from koji so
> >> there's some other issue.
> > Ah yes, you are right, the latest available versions on koji are
> > matching (v17) and built OK. I didn't spot them in the mass of failed
> > builds. So the Fedora situation is OK.
> >> I'm not sure what the following lines translate to but you should
> >> never use the koji repositories as repos as they contain all sorts of
> >> randomly tagged bits that the release repos don't.
> >> olpc_frozen_1=0,koji.dist-f17-armv7hl
> >> olpc_frozen_2=0,koji.dist-f17-armv7hl-updates-12.1.0
> > Don't worry, these are not the koji repos you are thinking of. They
> > are OLPC's frozen versions of fedora repos from the release's freeze
> > date and are not directly from koji - really we should change the
> > naming scheme.
> > And this is the cause of the problem - upon release freeze date, the
> > firefox/xulrunner situation was in inconsistent state; this problem
> > has been frozen in our repos.
> > Basanta, I would advise against adding the official fedora-updates
> > repo into your build as has been suggested in this thread - while this
> > will result in a well matched firefox/xulrunner combination, it will
> > bring in a lot of untested package updates that were not part of the
> > release and have probably not been tested on OLPC XO.
That is why later in the thread I suggested to download what yum
installed on the XO, then create and use a custom repo for OOB.
> > Instead, create a local repo with these 2 packages and add it to your
> > build config:
> > http://arm.koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/buildinfo?buildID=109570
> > http://arm.koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/buildinfo?buildID=116355
> It will need newer nss*/nspr builds too.
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