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Re: Broken deps in the stable release are not acceptable



On Dec 29, 2007 2:48 AM, Daniel P. Berrange <berrange redhat com> wrote:

> For fixing broken deps its reasonable to bypassing testing, since the
> assuption is the current package is already un-installable.  Bugs marked
> 'urgent' is a complete waste of time - everyone thinks their own bug
> is urgent / important. If someone enters a BZ and marks it urgent I'll
> typically put it at the bottom of my TODO list because it usually isn't
> urgent at all ;-P   Similarly 'serious bug' is kind of hard to define as
> a formal policy - you need to enumerate a reasonable set of scenarios
> which are considered serious. 'broken deps' is one good example of a
> serious bug.

data corruption, app is "unuseable" ... etc.

but I think the best solution is "trust the maintainer" .. he should
be able to judge if the update is urgent or not ... if not he should
not be a maintainer at all.


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