Bodhi allows resubmitting an update with different packages?!

Dan Williams dcbw at
Fri Apr 9 23:26:42 UTC 2010

On Sat, 2010-04-10 at 01:20 +0200, Till Maas wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 09, 2010 at 07:10:59PM -0400, Matt McCutchen wrote:
> > The log of the following update shows that it was submitted five times,
> > I assume with newer packages each time:
> > 
> >,ModemManager-0.3-9.git20100409.fc12
> > 
> > The top of the page now shows the newest package versions, but much of
> > the feedback referred to older versions, which are not listed.  IMO,
> > this is a terribly confusing practice and Bodhi shouldn't allow it.  New
> > packages should be submitted in a new update so that feedback remains
> > associated with the correct package versions.
> > 
> > Thoughts?  Am I missing something?
> There are nine bugs mentioned in the update. Do you really suggest that
> the update submitter should always manually copy them from an old update
> to a new update?
> But it would be nice if Bodhi would support to create a new update using
> an old update as a template, then editing the builds attached to an
> update would probably not be needed.

That would be nice.  Though in the end, as long as the update has not
reached stable, is editing a testing update to fix regressions really
that big of a deal...


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