FESCo wants to ban direct stable pushes in Bodhi (urgent call for feedback)
kevin.kofler at chello.at
Sat Feb 27 12:29:10 UTC 2010
Rakesh Pandit wrote:
> About new package point, what about the negative impact of newly
> pushed package on distribution as a whole if it breaks to launch or
> crashes in some event(produced in some essential functionality) and
> was missed by packager/reviewer (2 people) ?
It won't automatically break anybody's existing system. It may break things
for people installing it, but those people are installing the package for a
reason, and it's generally better to have a package which MAY be broken (but
probably works just fine) than not to have it at all.
Now OK, pushing out something that doesn't work at all is a bad idea, but
normally a new package which gets pushed was tested by at least 1 or 2
people (the submitter and/or the reviewer).
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