Unsafe Django version being pushed to stable
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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