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

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at
Mon Sep 12 11:37:45 UTC 2011

Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> 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.

That's exactly why we should go back to just untagging broken packages 
instead of requiring pointless Epoch bumps in Rawhide. Then the breakage 
will just get downgraded away before any release.

        Kevin Kofler

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