Re: Planning for R-repo...
Pierre-Yves Chibon <pingou@...
2012-03-19 09:12:40 GMT
On Wed, 2012-03-14 at 10:38 -0400, Allen S. Rout wrote:
> On 03/13/2012 05:12 PM, Pierre-Yves Chibon wrote:
> > All the specs are on github and
> > still a number of them needs to be finish actually (quite a number of
> > empty %file section as the build didn't finish).
> > On the script repo I have the script to find the packages that needs
> > update.
> > I normally also have the script to rebuild the update.
> > What's lacking will be
> > - time
> > - feedback that it works (or not)
> > - cronjob on the scripts (at least part of them) :)
> I've got some strong motivation to help nudge this process towards
> automation. I think the lack of a good R repo for redhat-like distros
> is a horrid lack. I do enough work to maintain our little corner of
> packages, if I can do a bit more and help make One Repo to Rule them
> all, that'd be great.
> I think it's worthwhile to chew on the structural obstacles (that *#( <at>
> dependency map) because if we can get beyond that, we can be more
> automatic. The long term time savings would be huge.
> But I really want to proceed in a way that is aligned with where you're
> driving, Pierre-Yves: the work I did in ca. 2009 was clearly not
> aligned with where you're going, and I don't want to lose more such
> effort. So I want to start from scratch, to figure out where you want
> to go.