On Tue, 2013-03-19 at 11:54 +0700, Michel Alexandre Salim wrote:
When submitting a package change request for a new branch, the new
branch is currently instantiated with the revision history of the
master (development) branch.
When the new branch created is for an EPEL release, this might not be
appropriate -- for instance, I just asked for python-psutil to be
branched; master is at 0.6.1, el6 is at 0.4.1 and now the new el5
branch is at 0.6.1.
Is there an interest in an improvement in which one can specify which
commit (or, simpler but less flexible, which branch head)
This can be just as flexible in most cases: specify a very old branch as
template, and then just merge up to the commit you wanted.
to use when
instantiating each particular branch)? (and where should this be filed
- as a rel-eng request in Trac, presumably)
I think this would be valuable indeed.
However, I'd say the request should be opened in the
fedora-infrastructure trac, as this is the script which processes the