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Re: Signing server? (Re: Updates testing for F-11)



On Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 11:34 PM, Kevin Kofler<kevin kofler chello at> wrote:
> Christoph Wickert wrote:
>> IMO this is something we should discuss on this list. We need to find a
>> fine balance between pushing updates in time to make maintainers happy
>> and not too many updates for the users. Maybe something like
>> security/urgent updates daily, everything else once or twice a week. But
>> this needs further discussion.
>
> I don't see what it buys our users if they get one big update over 2 small
> ones. Plus, it'd require us to distinguish urgent vs. not urgent updates,
> and causes big issues with urgent updates accidentally depending on
> non-urgent ones. We should just push updates as frequently as possible,

Yes.  The deps are a concern.

> nobody forces our users to check for updates daily if they don't want to
> update that often. I personally have KPackageKit configured to check for
> updates hourly and I'd be happy with several pushes a day.


No.  It simply is not possible.  See my (and Luke's) email on how long
a single push takes.

josh


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