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Re: Another xulrunner breakage [Re: Broken dependencies in Fedora 9 - 2008-07-19]



On Sat, Jul 19, 2008 at 3:52 PM, Michael Schwendt <mschwendt gmail com> wrote:
> On Sat, 19 Jul 2008 15:31:11 +0200, drago01 wrote:
>
>> > Le samedi 19 juillet 2008 à 14:05 +0200, Martin Sourada a écrit :
>> >
>> >> Next, there should be some policy in pushing such updates for stable
>> >> releases. I mean, what is the point in releasing security update for
>> >> xulrunner while it cannot be installed due to tons of broken deps?
>> >
>> > Also, why the hell is this stuff not tested in -devel first?
>>
>> Because it was secutity related fix, so it has to hit stable asap.
>
> Doesn't matter. It doesn't install at all if it breaks dependencies
> of *installed* packages. Not even --skip-broken helps in that case.
> As you can see in bodhi, it has hit several testers quickly.

I just said why it was done, not that it was the right thing to do.
As I already said, bodhi should block updates that break deps.


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