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

Bill Nottingham notting at redhat.com
Fri Feb 26 20:46:39 UTC 2010

Till Maas (opensource at till.name) said: 
> I just have another idea: Add the karma value to the repository
> metadata and write a yum plugin to only install packages with a certain
> amount of karma. I just checked that stable packages may still receive
> karma, so then everyone can pre-select packages based on the karma. And
> people for whom the current system works good enough, can disable it.
> And security updates could still be installed using the yum-security
> plugin.

Given the interdependencies between updates, I'm not sure that's really
practical. What happens when (theoretically) new thunderbird is +3
but the new xulrunner it depends on is -3?


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