Fedora 13 Release Candidate Phase
mw_triad at users.sourceforge.net
Sat May 15 00:42:22 UTC 2010
Adam Williamson wrote:
> On Thu, 2010-05-13 at 13:45 -0400, Josh Boyer wrote:
>>> current karma next to each push request? Or maybe Bodhi could be
>>> configured to automatically cancel stable requests when the karma drops
>>> below 0?
>> I can look at doing this on the client side for pushes. That's a pretty good
>> idea. Could you file a ticket against bodhi and assign it to me so I don't
> we've pretty much established already that numerical karma is a bad
> concept; I think it'd be better for to automatically rescind the request
> (or warn) if any negative feedback is posted after the push request but
> before the push, never mind what the overall numerical value is.
Jumping in late here... obviously there are some concerns /cancelling/
the push. What about improving the tools so that such updates don't get
pushed in the mass pushes but simply flagged as needing review? That way
rel-eng could know to actually look at these instead of blindly trusting
the maintainer, that maybe hasn't had time to react. That way if it is
something silly, rel-eng can still push it anyway, but there is more
chance to catch real problems.
This assumes that the % of packages that get negative karma between
request and push is low, of course, but I would think that is the case.
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