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Re: Build from recipes to multiple series


On Thursday 25 February 2010 17:03:31 James Westby wrote:
> Hi,
> I made the time to write up a document about how we could make building
> recipes for multiple series work:
>   https://dev.launchpad.net/BuildBranchToArchive/MultipleSeriesBuilds
> There are open questions about how it matches with some UI issues, and
> how we store the recipes given the fact that they aren't necessarily
> tied to a single series.

Sorry I'm a bit late here, it's been a busy week.

"Option 1 - rebuild the binaries"
This one is a non-starter, we are a long way from implementing that in Soyuz.  
Of course we'd love to do it but other stuff gets in the way first.  Damn that 

"Option 2 - recipe feature"
This is good if you want to rebuild for each series and is the easiest to 
implement for rebuilding.

Another option is that we simply re-publish the same binaries in each series, 
which is your "build the source packages on a single release" comment.  
However, whether you'd want to build in the oldest required series and promote 
upwards, or the newest series and promote downwards, I don't know.

Anyway, these two are pretty easy to implement I think.