FESCo wants to ban direct stable pushes in Bodhi (urgent call for feedback)
jwboyer at gmail.com
Fri Feb 26 13:23:09 UTC 2010
On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 02:07:05PM +0100, Patrice Dumas wrote:
>On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 01:16:43PM +0100, Kevin Kofler wrote:
>> at the FESCo meeting on Tuesday, everyone except me seemed to be set on
>> wanting to disable the possibility to queue updates directly to stable in
>I may be remebering wrong, but an argument for bodhi against those who
>wanted a simpler push mechanism (like wwhat was in the fedora extra days)
>and argued that bodhi will add more unecessary delays was that there
>always was the possibility to push to stable for packagers.
>Bringinig down productivity of good packagers for a few bad ones, is,
>in my opinion, not a good move.
>Also, I find it quite ridiculous to have to give use cases, if people
>in FESCo have never needed a direct push to stable, they necessarily
>haven't done enough packaging -- though seeing who is in FESCo, it looks
>quite strange to me since some members are seasoned packagers and some
>even were here before bodhi.
This is why it would have been prudent to wait for an actual policy proposal.
Nobody said disallow direct-to-stable pushes completely, entirely, with no
exceptions. That would indeed be absurd.
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