bodhi v0.7.9 deployed

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at
Wed Sep 29 20:15:28 UTC 2010

Adam Williamson wrote:
> 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.

Today it's this package. Tomorrow it'll be another one. Sure we can solve 
this particular problem (but it's taking WEEKS!), but why would that be the 
only one?

        Kevin Kofler

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