bodhi v0.7.9 deployed

Jesse Keating jkeating at
Wed Sep 29 04:41:22 UTC 2010

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On 09/28/2010 09:31 PM, Adam Williamson wrote:
> On Wed, 2010-09-29 at 05:51 +0200, Kevin Kofler wrote:
>> Michael Schwendt wrote:
>> This update is the perfect example for how this new update policy is 
>> completely broken and just cannot work.
> Again, you're extrapolating way too far from a single problem case. The
> problem is simply that we have the xorg-x11-drivers metapackage which
> requires every single X driver and is in the critpath. There's various
> ways we could adjust this so it's no longer the case. It's hardly
> something that renders an entire policy invalid.
>> A bugfix is now being held up for almost a month just because there's no 
>> proventester with the required hardware.
> The proventesters are not an immutable set. There's certainly people who
> have the hardware - anyone with an XO, and I see enough of them at
> FUDCons. All we need is for one of them to sign up to be a proventester.
> This isn't impossible either.

Also in situations like these it should be possible for proven tester to
give karma by proxy, seeking out somebody with the hardware to test it.

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