Unsafe Django version being pushed to stable

Michael Schwendt mschwendt at gmail.com
Tue Jun 22 13:57:07 UTC 2010

On Tue, 22 Jun 2010 08:03:08 -0400, Stephen wrote:

> Django 1.2.1 was recently pushed to stable in Fedora 13. This should not 
> have been done without discussion on this list.

Just to understand what has happened here:
In three weeks, nobody has added any comment to the update in bodhi.
Has it gone unnoticed by all the people who depend on Django?

> Django 1.2 breaks API 
> with Django 1.1, resulting in breaking at least two Django-based 
> packages in Fedora: Transifex and ReviewBoard.
> ReviewBoard has an available upstream version that will work with either 
> (and I will now have to package early), but Transifex has no plans to 
> support Django 1.2 in the immediate future (since 1.1 will remain 
> supported upstream for some time).
> Furthermore, these issues were already discussed in the bodhi update for 
> the EPEL5 version of this package, and it was decided that the upgrade 
> was not sensible there either.

When? Where? Am I right in assuming that the bodhi update has been
_deleted_ by the packager?

> After that discussion, it seems to me 
> that it would have been sensible to raise a discussion about pushing 
> this update into a stable Fedora. (Rawhide was fine, as it would have 
> given Transifex several months to add compatibility).

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