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

Patrice Dumas pertusus at free.fr
Fri Feb 26 23:58:44 UTC 2010

On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 05:27:59PM -0500, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> > 
> > Regressions happen whatever policies are done. Imagine a specialized
> > package that hasn't any tester besides the maintainer (though it 
> > has users), this was the case for most of the packages I maintained
> > in Fedora. A user wait for X days to have a package pushed that fixes
> > a bug. It introduces a regression which is detected by a user who 
> > uses the stable release and not updates-testing. Should the users
> > wait X days before the regression is fixed?
> 1) You're ignoring any possiblity of improving the testing

Even if testing was improved this situation could still happen.

> 2) What in the policy defined a number of days?

I am doing a guess about what criteria could be used if there
is nobody ready to test.


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