QA's Package update policy proposal
al.dunsmuir at sympatico.ca
Tue Mar 9 20:23:47 UTC 2010
Tuesday, March 9, 2010, 2:53:22 PM, you wrote:
> On Tue, 2010-03-09 at 13:41 -0500, Seth Vidal wrote:
>> On Tue, 9 Mar 2010, Michael Schwendt wrote:
>> > If you - and the QA team - want to expand your testing activities, focus
>> > on the CRITPATH packages first. Do a good job there. Nobody from QA has
>> > ever given feedback to any of my updates, and it won't happen in the
>> > future either.
>> I would not be opposed to the above.
>> Make the system work on critpath then mandate it from everyone else.
> That's a sensible approach, I don't see any harm in using critpath as
> the proving ground.
I think rather that if it is not important enough to start with
critpath, one would wonder how critcal the packages in critpath really
are to Fedora.
The second thing that I noticed was that common servers and clients
(such as mock, ssl, dns, ftp, samba, nfs, http were not considered
critical. Why not? Perhaps Fedora needs more layers of critical-ness -
critical, high impact, low impact?
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