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Re: Please don't let updates sit in testing forever



On Fri, 2007-06-15 at 20:33 +0000, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> Maintainers, please don't let your F7 updates linger in updates-testing 
> forever. I've posted nag comments to the updates 2 weeks or more old, but I 
> guess a lot of the 1-2 weeks old updates could also use getting pushed to 
> stable.
> 
> Either the update is broken or it's not. If it's broken, it should be withdrawn 
> (unpushed) from updates-testing. If it works, why not mark it as stable? And I 
> don't think waiting for feedback for more than 2 weeks makes sense, 1 week was 
> pretty much the consensus in the discussions here and on fedora-maintainers. If 
> there are no complaints in 2 weeks, the package can't be that broken, or if it 
> is it most likely won't affect many people or someone would have noticed. :-)
> 
> And no, pushing to stable after a timeout is currently not automatic.

The old fedora updates tool sent nag mail...I assume that updates will
be pushed to stable more regularly once that is implemented in bodhi.


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