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Re: Pushing updates for Fedora 7



On Sunday 03 June 2007 10:48:52 Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> Let me put it this way:
>
> In any case an automated check should be implemented (Wrt. EVRs it must
> already be present somewhere), but it would at least have to notify the
> maintainer:
> "Your rpm is breaking EVRs x,y,z ... Release anyway?"
>
> Unless a security issue is too severe and if build-times are in
> "feasible orders" (say 2-3 hrs - Which I would expect to apply to the
> vast majority of packages) a maintainer should very carefully consider
> whether he really needs to push a packages "RSN", or whether he should
> take care about the breakages he is causing (Automated rebuilds of
> breaking packages would be an option if wanting to drive this to
> extremes)

I don't disagree at all.  We could use help in implementing such features into 
Bodhi.  Care to help?

-- 
Jesse Keating
Release Engineer: Fedora

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