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Re: New git in EPEL?



On Tue, 27 Oct 2009 12:07:27 -0600
Stephen John Smoogen <smooge gmail com> wrote:

> On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 11:59 AM, Michael Stahnke
> <mastahnke gmail com> wrote:
> > On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 11:03 PM, Adam Miller
> > <maxamillion gmail com> wrote:
> >> As per the new EPEL policy that was voted on recently, the push of
> >> that update is not allowed unless there is a justification due to
> >> security vulnerability.
> >>
> >> -Adam (From Android)
> >
> > Where was this vote? I know I missed a couple of EPEL meetings, was
> > it recently?
> 
> It was recent. The basics are:
> 
> 1) Updates/upgrades are ok as long as they do not break compatibility
> or require manual intervention to get working.
> 2) If an update/upgrade will break the release, the package is
> affected by a security problem then an update is allowed if it is
> announced and I think, gets a month of testing in epel-testing.
> 3) Otherwise either a clean fix needs to be made or the package is not
> to be upgraded.
> 
> And yes this needs to be written up but crap the whole EPEL wiki needs
> a rewrite.

Should be at: 

https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/EPEL_incompatible_upgrades_policy

Discussion at: 

http://meetbot.fedoraproject.org/fedora-meeting/2009-10-02/fedora-meeting.2009-10-02-21.00.log.html#l-25

kevin

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