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Re: Problems with bodhi and security updates



Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta <at> iki.fi> writes:
> So, the result is that if I had not marked the package as a security update, 
> it would be now in the updates repo.  Now it's only in testing.  Bodhi seems 
> to be entirely happy with requesting non-security updates directly to stable, 
> but security ones need to go through testing.  To me this logic is the exact 
> opposite of what it should be (if we want to prevent pushing directly to 
> stable in the first place).

I also think this additional "security team approval" bureaucracy is useless, 
unnecessary, highly annoying and counterproductive...

> What am I expected to do now?  Do I need to wait/watch when the security team 
> approval comes and then go try request it to be pushed to stable or will that 
> happen automatically?  I'm tempted to revoke the current request and file it 
> again as a regular bugfix one so it could go directly to stable updates 
> ASAP... (only half kidding)

... and that's exactly what this will cause to happen, and I've been saying 
that ever since this was first discussed (but my concern was dismissed).

        Kevin Kofler


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