On Wed, 2010-09-01 at 11:01 -0500, Garrett Holmstrom wrote:
Andreas Schwab wrote:
> Matt McCutchen <matt(a)mattmccutchen.net> writes:
>> I propose that fedpkg should consider a --dist option, a "branch"
>> file, and the name of the current git branch in that order.
> Or make it a branch config (eg. git config branch.$branch.dist f14).
This, please. Using magical branch names or files to decide what
release a branch corresponds to seems silly when it can be a property of
the branch itself.
Taking the dist value from the branch name is "magical" in the sense
that it imposes a new interpretation on an existing datum. Taking it
from a file in the working tree designated for that specific purpose
(which I suppose should really be named "dist", not "branch") is not.
believe taking it from the git configuration file is an abuse of the git
configuration file, as I said in reply to Tom.