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

Thomas Moschny thomas.moschny at gmail.com
Fri Feb 26 21:20:45 UTC 2010

2010/2/26 Bill Nottingham <notting at redhat.com>:
> 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?

Use both, karma and package selection not for individual packages, but
for groups of packages.

- Thomas

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