old_testing_critpath notifications

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at gmail.com
Mon Nov 29 10:11:08 UTC 2010

On Mon, Nov 29, 2010 at 9:56 AM, Petr Pisar <ppisar at redhat.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> Few days ago I started to get very usefull notifications that my
> critical package, mingetty-1.08-6.fc13, `has been in 'testing' status
> for over 2 weeks, and has yet to be approved.'
> I doubt such mails help me as the package maintainer, because according
> current Updates policy
> <https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Updates_Policy#Updates_to_.27critical_path.27_packages>, I can only wait to some (proven) testers to test my package.
> I think better place to send such allerts is proven-testers mailing list
> / alias (does not exist amazingly) or
> <test-announce at lists.fedoraproject.org> mailing list.
> I'd like to request persons reposnsible for forcing and implementing
> Update Policy and bodhi notification system to re-eavaluate current
> configuration in spot of this concerns and to make package update
> process more friendly for all involved people.

Proven testers do get copies of these emails (dozens of them) and its
also summarised in the updates-testing report for all to see.


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