On updates to stable releases
skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Wed Oct 21 20:30:50 UTC 2009
On Wed, 21 Oct 2009, Adam Jackson wrote:
> I don't really want to revive the thread about automake 1.11, but I do
> want to point out that it did break actual buildability:
> Please, people. Don't update things in stable releases just for fun.
> Particularly if your package is part of the build environment for
> something else. I don't care if it bills itself as "just a bugfix
> release"; that's how you know it's lying.
Except when it is just a bugfix release and it maintains api compat.
Yum has been, on the whole, pretty good about maintaining compatibility
while fixing bugs.
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