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Re: Orphaning some packages [Was: Re: Buyer Beware: A Major Change in NFS is about to happen]



On Fri, Oct 2, 2009 at 8:51 PM, Matej Cepl <mcepl redhat com> wrote:
> ----- "Bruno Wolff III" <bruno wolff to> wrote:
>> Bugs can include RFEs as well as actual brokeness. I don't think that
>> really buys you anything. And a bad maintainer could just file an RFE for an
>> upgrade and refer to that bug when they provide the upgrade.
>
> Yes, of course, but I expect Fedora maintainers to be adults, so they would behave at least reasonably responsibly and not fluke rules we agree upon.

Well but doesn't this defeats the purpose of "most have a bug attached" ?
If we trust maintainers to apply common sense a hard policy should not
be needed.

Also if you are unhappy with a process you should at least try to fix
it before drawing consequences like this (orphaning packages).


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