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

Rakesh Pandit rakesh.pandit at gmail.com
Sat Feb 27 09:53:57 UTC 2010

On 26 February 2010 19:58, Orcan Ogetbil wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 9:24 AM, Michael Schwendt wrote:
>> On Fri, 26 Feb 2010 08:26:59 -0500, Orcan wrote:
>>> Another annoying issue is updates with no explanations. There is a
>>> "Notes" field in bodhi that many people just ignore for an unknown
>>> reason. Any update with less than a specified number of characters
>>> (~40) in the Notes should also be banned.
>> Nonsense. Such arbitrary rules will only drive off packagers. The field in
>> an update request may be empty because the list of bugzilla tickets is
>> sufficient and because the package %changelog adds further details.
> If those were sufficient, blank Notes wouldn't be annoying, right? But
> it is annoying. Hence my proposal.

Fixing some upper limit is obviously not the way to go, but
recommending to sum up what this update is for and any useful
information is expected from packager. It would make life easy for
testers. Making life easier for packagers does not seem to be a valid
argument to me.

Rakesh Pandit
freedom, friends, features, first

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