The new Update Acceptance Criteria are broken

Till Maas opensource at till.name
Sat Nov 13 09:21:30 UTC 2010


On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 01:14:12PM -0700, Kevin Fenzi wrote:

> No. The issue is that in the past sometimes security updates have been
> rushed out with no testing and broken things badly. ;( 
> 
> See http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Updates_Lessons
> For some small number of examples (yes, anyone is welcome to please add
> others you have run into to the page). 

The documented issues do not seem to be as bad as a system being
exploited. It is only about dependency breakage or services not working
anymore. There is no major data corruption requiring access to backups
and restoring the whole system. But this is what people using Fedora
with proftpd and being exploited have to do.

Regards
Till
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