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Re: 182 pending F11 stable updates. WTF?



On Thu, May 07, 2009 at 10:41:37AM -0700, Jesse Keating wrote:
> How is it we have 182 stable updates pending for F11 already?  How have
> these seen any testing by a wider audience?  Are we really just not
> bothering with updates-testing anymore?  Do we not care about distro
> stability?

I'll tell you the three reasons I'm pushing stuff directly to stable:

(1) New package.

(2) Update to a new package that I know not many people are using.

(3) Something depends on this new package.  Since I can't build
anything against the new package until it goes into stable, and I
don't to wait 2+ weeks to trigger the build of the dependent package,
I essentially am forced to push packages to stable as soon as
possible.

Of which item (3) is the most annoying.

Rich.

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