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Re: Updates and delays in signing packages



On Fri, Jul 17, 2009 at 5:19 PM, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I have a concern with the recent delays in signing packages and how best
> to handle that. I maintain Gnote in Fedora. This is very actively
> maintained and has frequent releases, even weekly. It is also a rather
> young project (original release in Apr 1) and I do get bug reports on
> crashes and other issues that are better fixed quickly. I prefer not to
> push things directly to stable repository. With the recommended time of
> 7 days in updates-testing and the delay in signing the package for that
> and signing it for updates repo, the package gets obsoleted by Bodhi
> with the next release update.  What would be the best way to handle this?
>
> Rahul
>

I think that marking the package that is already in testing as stable
and submitting a new version to the testing even before the former one
makes its place in the stable repo is the proper way to go. This way
the old version does not get obsoleted. I did this once and it worked.

Orcan


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