submitters +1ing their own packages
awilliam at redhat.com
Wed Sep 7 02:38:53 UTC 2011
On Wed, 2011-09-07 at 11:00 +1000, Peter Hutterer wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 06, 2011 at 05:02:25PM -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:
> > I've mentioned before that I actually support this, but I'm in the
> > minority, and AFAIK the current policy is supposed to be that
> > maintainers cannot upkarma updates they submitted themselves. However,
> > this seems to be happening - exhibit a):
> > https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/nss-3.12.10-7.fc16
> > karma is listed as 1, the only positive feedback shown as I write this
> > is from kengert, who submitted the update.
> > Is this a Bodhi bug? Or does FESCo expect voluntary compliance /
> > case-by-case enforcement of this policy?
> sometimes a +1 after weeks in testing is the only or at least easy way to
> nudge a package into stable.
> e.g: https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/libXi-1.4.3-2.fc15
> even with my +1 still not there, and this isn't the only package I've done
> this for.
Please don't turn this into another 'I'm not getting enough testing on
my old critpath package' thread. We already have about five of those,
plus a trac ticket. Whether it has some practical effect or not, it's
clearly against the current policy, and what I'm questioning is whether
Bodhi should be enforcing that policy automatically.
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