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@fweimer can you walk us through how your workflow would look if we
had this enabled? ie, how it would be better?
I make a commit to a Fedora repository with a cherry-picked upstream commit (using `git
cherry-pick`, perhaps with some commit message adjustments for bug references, but no
separate tools and no additional file changes). I push and run `fedpkg build`, and the
infrastructure does the rest.
I think the reproducibility is minor but still there (in the case you
build something, upstream dies or changes hashes or does something wacky) you can't
just rebuild the src.rpm right? You would need to modify it to use the exact source that
was used on that build? Or no?
Given that we keep the source RPM, I think rebuilding is not critical from a
The availability issue is also there for me: If remote is down, build
Yes, but I would expect the repository to live on `src.fedoraproject.org`, so that
wouldn't be a change from today.
I suppose it would be easy enough to switch back to a uploaded tar.gz
in case remote is down and we urgently need to get something built?
I don't think this would be necessary if the Git repository is hosted by the right
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