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Re: [Fedora Update] [testing] shorewall-4.0.15-1.fc8



2008/12/18 Jesse Keating <jkeating redhat com>:
> On Thu, 2008-12-18 at 00:45 +0000, updates fedoraproject org wrote:
>> jgu has requested the pushing of the following update to testing:
>>
>> ================================================================================
>>      shorewall-4.0.15-1.fc8
>> ================================================================================
>>     Release: Fedora 8
>>      Status: pending
>>        Type: bugfix
>>       Karma: 0
>>     Request: testing
>>       Notes: New upstream bugfix version.
>>   Submitter: jgu
>>   Submitted: 2008-12-18 00:45:18
>>    Comments: jgu - 2008-12-18 00:45:18 (karma 0)
>>              This update has been submitted for testing
>>
>>   http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/shorewall-4.0.15-1.fc8
>>
>
> What is the purpose of this version bump (4.0.14 -> 4.0.15) in F8, which
> only has a few weeks of lifespan yet.  There is no information in the
> update request that would help users understand why they should consume
> this update.  Please fill in some details, and consider whether the
> update is suitable for Fedora 8.
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/PackageMaintainers/MaintainerResponsibility#Maintain_stability_for_users
>

It's a minor version bump with bug fixes only. This update is about
enhancing stability - the 4.0.x release tree of shorewall is in a bug
fix mode. FWIW I had planned to leave it in updates-testing for
eternity, as I've seen other packages do near a release EOL.


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