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To:Arch Linux Release Engineering From:Dieter Plaetinck Subject:Re: [arch-releng] archiso testbuilds built with testing repo enabled Date:Mon, 9 Apr 2012 09:29:28 +0200
 

On Sun, 08 Apr 2012 20:14:04 -0300
Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi <vmlinuz386@yahoo.com.ar> wrote:

> On 04/08/2012 06:57 PM, Dieter Plaetinck wrote:
> > On Sun, 08 Apr 2012 15:22:59 -0300
> > Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi<vmlinuz386@yahoo.com.ar> wrote:
> >
> >> On 04/08/2012 03:13 PM, Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi wrote:
> >>> On 04/08/2012 01:02 PM, Dieter Plaetinck wrote:
> >>>> http://releng.archlinux.org/isos/2012.04.08_15-47-01-testing/
> >>>>
> >>>> the testbuild versions will now also have the suffix -testing if they
> >>>> were built with testing enabled.
> >>>>
> >>>> Dieter
> >>>>
> >>> Ok.
> >>>
> >>> then I push the patch to support boot via "El Torito" (EFI) in archiso
> >>> (master)?
> >>>
> >> I think that can be a good idea to make a new branch in archiso named
> >> "testing" that must be used when [testing] repo is enabled.
> >>
> >> Many times, I made patches for changes due new packages, but I not
> >> pushed to master branch until these packages hits [core]/[extra].
> >>
> > I'm wondering what the simplest approach is to achive our goals.
> > Maybe what you said, but I would name the branch "develop" (aif also uses that).
> > whatever(?)
> > Dieter
> >
> Well, the thing is that "develop" name does not reflect what I want:
> stable patches for use in with [testing] repo to avoid broken things
> (for example, the last commit [#1])
>
> I normally push my patches to github on "djgera" branch, patches they
> needs [testing], and will go to master very soon. (in other words this
> branch will become "testing" in main git repo (projects.archlinux.org)
> My branch "experimental" (github) is re-based on "djgera", and this is
> what you call "develop", this branch many times includes things that
> needs building packages yourself (mostly mkinitcpio in old days, but in
> these days mkinitcpio has a fast release-cycle).
> Other branchs can exists on github (like now "efi_stub" [#2], and in the
> past has been "pxe_curl", "dm_snapshot", etc...) but that is another
> history, they are re-re-re-based until gets nice "shape".
>
> [#1]
> https://projects.archlinux.org/archiso.git/commit/?id=fbb6272b86b06888a1a82b19309e5921afd35037
> [#2] https://github.com/djgera/archiso/compare/master...efi_stub
>

makes sense. do what you think makes most sense. but make sure there's one location that has all branches/patches (testing,experimental,...) so that i can easily switch between branches.
(with aif, i always push to both github and projects.archlinux.org)