Blog Posts

April 2020

April 3, 2020

Week 14 (March 30th - April 3rd) # packit # Fix web URLs for Copr builds owned by groups (#778). Create downstream spec if it’s not there (propose-update) - this used to happen when using packit on a newly created package in Fedora which did not have spec fille added yet. (#779) Packit no longer inspects archive extension set in Source and creates .tar.gz by default - this should be more flexible and prevent issues for “non-standard” archive names. ...

March 2020

March 6, 2020

Week 10 (March 2nd - March 6th) # packit # The generate command is now deprecated in favour of the init command (#728), contributed by @shreyaspapi. packit-service # When a non-collaborator creates a PR, packit says that only “Collaborators can trigger packit-service” - this message has been improved to better match the reality (#445). Packit service no longer posts comments on pull requests when a SRPM can’t be created - the logs should be now aviable in the service’s logs view available when clocking on the commit status check URL (#447). ...

February 2020

February 7, 2020

Week 6 # Both Packit and Packit Service pre-commit hooks were updated to include prettier and setup-cfg-fmt, in order to have a more consistent formatting of markup, YAML, JSON and setup.cfg files. It became easier for developers to build the Packit base image locally, and tests in Zuul were configured to run on Fedora 31. Packit learned how to look for RPM spec files on its own, so specifying specfile_path in the configuration is not mandatory anymore. ...

January 2020

January 27, 2020

Week 1 # packit # Correctly updates version on srpm build. (#642) Downloads all URL sources before srpm build. (#643) packit service # Runs on Fedora 31. (#303, #304) Correctly checks list of whitelisted repositories when issue comment is added. (#309) Week 2 # packit # Incorporates lots of SRPM related improvements. (#646, #650, #651, #652, #653) Better handles when Copr owner is not set. ...

2019

January 7, 2021

Initial version 0.1.0 of packit is out! (2019-03-08) # We would like to announce general availability of the initial version of packit, titled ‘0.1.0’. Since this is our first release, we would like to ask you to be patient if you encounter any issues. We work hard on packit’s usability. If you feel like that packit is doing something weird or if anything is unclear, don’t hesitate and reach out to us by creating a new Github issue. ...