[rb-general] Database scheme archlinux

Holger Levsen holger at layer-acht.org
Wed Nov 22 17:54:12 CET 2017


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On Mon, Nov 20, 2017 at 01:42:17PM +0100, Bernhard M. Wiedemann wrote:
> On 2017-11-20 12:34, Holger Levsen wrote:
> >> It seems the scheme is currently explicitly for debian. The pragmatic
> >> idea would be creating a different table for archlinux results to avoid
> >> interfering with other scripts, but I'm open for input here.
> > I like the pragmatic approach here. that said…
> I have an opposing view here.
> I think during the summit mapreri tried adding a 'distribution' field to
> the tables in a test instance and it was not that hard.
> This would avoid duplicating logic for every distribution involved and
> the available fields already cover most use cases we have for openSUSE.
> It would also make it a lot easier to make SQL queries like
> 'what is the reproducibility status of bash in any distribution'
> without any further hacking for every added distribution.
> And if very distribution-specific fields are required for something in
> the future, those could still go into a separate table then.

you convinced me, thanks. I agree with you now, and from private
conversation I know that Mattia also agrees with this.

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