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Re: 182 pending F11 stable updates. WTF?



On Fri, 2009-05-08 at 13:31 +0100, Mark McLoughlin wrote:
> On Thu, 2009-05-07 at 22:09 +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> > (2) Update to a new package that I know not many people are using.
> 
> This (2) is something we should try and figure out, IMHO. Trying to
> apply the same rules and guidelines to 8k+ packages doesn't work.

A rough metric of 
risk = package size * 10 * is in default install * number of packages
that depend on it * their size
would probably be good enough in most cases to get a feel for how much
misery a bad update might trigger and force over a thresh-hold into
testing before stable

C.


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