BEWARE: a problematic glibc made it to stable (F16)

Michael Schwendt mschwendt at
Wed Oct 19 22:30:50 UTC 2011

On Wed, 19 Oct 2011 23:36:43 +0200, HA (Heiko) wrote:

> IMHO Rawhide should be the only place where version-control-snapshots
> of such an important component like glibc should be allowed.
> Maybe it would be better to let the value of positive karma depend on
> the severity of the package. That would mean that packages like glibc
> would require more positive karma for being pushed to stable than
> packages like gedit.

Bodhi would need to be changed first. 

So far, what some package maintainers do is to wait for a first +1, then
edit the bodhi ticket to replace the builds, and that doesn't reset the
current karma level to zero. The new builds may be completely broken.

Fedora release 16 (Verne) - Linux 3.1.0-0.rc9.git0.0.fc16.x86_64
loadavg: 0.01 0.11 0.13

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