test intel git repo, with modesetting

Adam Jackson ajax at nwnk.net
Fri Apr 7 07:40:49 PDT 2006

On Friday 07 April 2006 06:04, Alan Hourihane wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-04-07 at 02:40 -0700, Donnie Berkholz wrote:
> > Alan Hourihane wrote:
> > > Thinking out loud, I'm not sure all distro's pull the real tarballs,
> > > but pull the CVS instead, or a snapshot of it. But that may not be the
> > > case.
> >
> > A large part of the reason for moving to modular (from a distro POV) is
> > that releases are frequent so distributions no longer need to pull CVS.
> > If any distros are still pulling CVS, I'd like to know why and what can
> > be done to fix that.
> Maybe releases still aren't frequent enough. There can be small bug
> fixes made yet no release.

Well, they are definitely _more_ frequent now than before, since releases are 
guaranteed to flush once every six months.  For most of the modules if 
they're not coming more frequently than that it's because the maintainer has 
decided otherwise.

For the server I anticipate doing biweekly snapshots that are known to pass 
'make distcheck', starting with RC1 today, and to keep doing that more or 
less in perpetuity.

> Trying to change ALL distro's to map to a tarball model is just too
> rigid, and I don't think that would happen.

At least in Fedora we try to avoid shipping CVS snapshots.  We'll occasionally 
backport major fixes as patches though.

ObCoverity: #812

- ajax
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