On updates to stable releases
ajax at redhat.com
Wed Oct 21 20:39:18 UTC 2009
On Wed, 2009-10-21 at 16:30 -0400, Seth Vidal wrote:
> 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:
> > http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/getfile?taskID=1761549&name=build.log
> > 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.
I was being hyperbolic, yes.
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