Looks like this was done without involving FESCo and without going through a proper Change
process. I don't think it's a proper way to approach it like this as it breaks a
large part of the distro.
I would like to unretire webkitgtk3 as removing it breaks one of my packages (bijiben). My
intention is to keep maintaining the webkitgtk3 package until bijiben gets ported to
I took ownership in pkgdb, but it appears to be still blocked in koji. Does anyone know
how I can get it unblocked?
14.03.2017, 19:29, "Michael Catanzaro" <mcatanzaro(a)gnome.org>:
> On Mon, 2017-01-23 at 07:35 -0600, Michael Catanzaro wrote:
>> This is a reminder that the webkitgtk and webkitgtk3 packages will be
>> retired from rawhide shortly after F26 is branched from rawhide. This
>> is due to numerous security issues affecting those packages (I just
>> counted 204 CVEs), many of which could allow remote code execution.
>> Bugs have already been filed against all directly-affected packages
> This is now complete in rawhide. The packages have *not* been retired
> from F26, so if this broke your package you have the rest of the F27
> development cycle to decide how to handle it. The best option is to
> port to the modern webkitgtk4 package, but alternatively you could try
> bundling older WebKit with your package.
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