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

Jan F. Chadima jchadima at
Mon Sep 12 10:21:49 UTC 2011

On Sep 12, 2011, at 12:03 PM, Rahul Sundaram wrote:

> On 09/12/2011 03:28 PM, Jan F. Chadima wrote:
>> I have caused this affair. Sorry about that. Openssh version 5.9 I tested and I do not understand why the test passed. 
>> And my opinion of defective packages in rawhide? 
>> I used to regularly downgrade sensitive packages when they are in unstable versions and I consider it a feature rawhide.
> If you continue to consider it a feature,  it justifies (in your mind)
> pushing broken packages into the repository but it does affect release
> versions as well because we have to catch and fix bugs much later.   If
> you maintain any of the critical path packages, it would be very useful
> to test them more instead of just a mad version number chase.
> Rahul

I REALLY test the basic functionality on packages before building in rawhide.

Jan F. Chadima
jchadima at

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