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

Seth Vidal skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Mon Mar 1 21:18:36 UTC 2010

On Mon, 1 Mar 2010, Bill Nottingham wrote:

> Seth Vidal (skvidal at fedoraproject.org) said:
>>> Given that we don't provide an easily accessible user-friendly rollback
>>> mechanism, I don't know that that's actually applicable to the general case,
>>> though.
>> yum history undo works pretty well. Not flawless, to be sure - but it's
>> not bad for the simple-ish cases.
> Sure, but we don't expose that for the case of "I just installed security
> updates and Thunderbird is crashing - how do I fix it?"
> Of course, that's nowhere near a trivial thing to implement well.

I guess something like having the crash catcher look up the last update 
transaction is going to be fraught with no-fun for the user.

would be handy debug data, though:

The following pkgs were updated most recently prior to this crash...


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