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authorMichael Orlitzky <mjo@gentoo.org>2015-03-12 09:29:40 -0400
committerMarkos Chandras <hwoarang@gentoo.org>2015-03-14 09:18:46 +0000
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Document the new ALLARCHES process.
Per the latest council meeting, it is now possible to request a stabilization on all arches at once (for architecture-independent packages). This commit documents the new keyword and process on the "Keywording" page. Link: http://archives.gentoo.org/gentoo-dev/message/5d96b51ced1d1ed126951f117c828482 X-Gentoo-Bug: 543062 X-Gentoo-Bug-URL: https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=543062
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</body>
</section>
+<subsection>
+ <title>
+ Simultaneous stabilization on all architectures
+ </title>
+ <body>
+ <p>
+ If you maintain an architecture-independent package (data files,
+ icons, pure Perl,...) then you may request that your
+ package be stabilized on all arches at once. To do this<d />when
+ you are filing the stabilization bug<d />please add the keyword
+ <c>ALLARCHES</c> in addition to <c>STABLEREQ</c> and CC the
+ arches that you would like to stabilize.
+ </p>
+
+ <p>
+ The arch teams, when encountering the <c>ALLARCHES</c> keyword,
+ should perform their usual set of tests on a single convenient
+ architecture. Then, if everything works, stabilize not only the
+ arch that was used during testing, but also all of the other
+ arches in CC on the bug. Afterwards, the CC field can be cleared
+ and the bug closed if appropriate.
+ </p>
+ </body>
+</subsection>
+
+
<section>
<title>Removing Package Versions</title>
<body>