FESCo wants to ban direct stable pushes in Bodhi (urgent call for feedback)

Josh Boyer jwboyer at gmail.com
Fri Feb 26 13:36:41 UTC 2010

On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 02:23:33PM +0100, Till Maas wrote:
>On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 01:16:43PM +0100, Kevin Kofler wrote:
>> I would like to collect feedback on this issue. If you want to disable 
>> direct stable pushes, why? Could there be a less radical solution to that 
>> problem (e.g. a policy discouraging direct stable pushes for some specific 
>> types of changes rather than a blanket ban)? On the other hand, if (like me) 
>> you DON'T want that feature to go away, please provide valid use cases.
>Imho it takes too long to get packages into updates-testing, if people
>are really interested in testing packages, they often seem to get
>packages directly from Koji, e.g. on this update I got 3 positive Karma
>points (one of them was anonymous) within 76 minutes after submitting
>the update:
>It did not seem very useful to delay this update that also fixed several
>very annoying bugs any further.

You've just illustrated the bodhi process working AS IT IS SUPPOSED TO.  You
had testers giving karma, and they all had positive feedback, which means that


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