Bodhi allows resubmitting an update with different packages?!

Matt McCutchen matt at
Fri Apr 9 23:57:17 UTC 2010

On Fri, 2010-04-09 at 15:32 -0800, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> When someone is publishing updates and putting them into testing
> specifically to address known bugs... and they get the fix wrong in
> some way... I think its perfectly acceptable to reuse the same update
> notice for the testing packages in order to do a series of such test
> packages...letting intermediate test packages expire out of existence.
> You can make the same argument about confusion in the bugzilla
> comments to. Unless people take the time to state which version they
> are using in every comment if there are several intermediate attempts
> to fix a bug handed out to users..whether it be via bodhi or even just
> koji builds..bug reports get harder to follow...unless people state
> which versions they are testing.  And I certainly wouldn't expect
> people to refile a new bug report each time a testing package is spun
> up just to keep the flow of commentary clear as to which version
> everyone was referring to when they were providing feedback.

The comparison to bugs is not valid.  A bug is the same bug until it is
fixed.  An update consisting of different packages is a different


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