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Re: The updates firehose



On Mon, 2007-06-11 at 15:19 +0200, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> On Sun, 2007-06-10 at 23:12 -0400, Colin Walters wrote:
> > On Sun, 2007-06-10 at 09:36 -0400, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> > 
> > > The current classification we have is just 
> > > "bugfix - enhancement - security". It would be nice add some more
> > > categories to this, like "cosmetic" (for minor packaging cleanups like
> > > directory ownership handling), and some way to differentiate by
> > > severity. 
> > 
> > Why would someone push an update for cosmetic issues? 
> Because what to consider cosmetic is largely up to the eye of the
> beholder. I for one would consider changes which don't have any impact
> on a binary rpm to be cosmetic, and anything else to be "bugfix".
> 
> That said, broken permissions/ownerships never are cosmetic, they are
> real bug fixes.

Here is a typical example of what I consider cosmetic:

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=243689


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