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

Michael Schwendt mschwendt at gmail.com
Fri Feb 26 16:17:51 UTC 2010

On Fri, 26 Feb 2010 16:12:36 +0100, Kevin wrote:

> > Doesn't sound right. FE could push to stable always and much more quickly,
> > too. What was missing was a convenient interface for packagers which they
> > could use to decide between testing and stable or whether not to push a
> > build at all. It was necessary to submit special requests by email, since
> > by default every new build would become a test update. Packagers wanted
> > more control, and some even wanted no (!) delays by means of automatically
> > pushing to the repos.
> Actually, FE didn't have testing at all, all updates were stable. Only the 
> newer Plague setups (EPEL, RPM Fusion) included a testing repo.

I refer to the pushscripts from FE era in general. But else you're right,
their "testing" feature was used only for EPEL and RPM Fusion.

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