openssh: no pre-release sanity check? [Re: ssh-to-rawhide hangs

Bruno Wolff III bruno at
Sun Sep 11 12:28:28 UTC 2011

On Sun, Sep 11, 2011 at 09:43:27 +0100,
  Frank Murphy <frankly3d at> wrote:
> On 11/09/11 09:33, Jim Meyering wrote:
> > darrell pfeifer wrote:
> >> Fails for me too, with the same error.
> >
> > Thanks for confirming that.
> >
> > I don't mean to be rude or inflammatory, but do have to wonder how such
> > a fundamentally-broken package was released -- even to rawhide.  In the
> > fedora openssh release process, isn't there some sort of sanity check
> > that would catch this before inflicting it on all rawhide users?
> Is not rawhide "the sanity check", even if used productively by many?

I would have expected this to have been caught before subjecting rawhide
users to it. And I would have expected after having made it to rawhide, it
would have been fixed in a day (even if it was just removing the bad builds).

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