openssh: no pre-release sanity check? [Re: ssh-to-rawhide hangs
Clyde E. Kunkel
clydekunkel7734 at cox.net
Mon Sep 12 14:01:56 UTC 2011
On 09/12/2011 07:39 AM, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> Clyde E. Kunkel wrote:
>> Didn't say like, said similar. Don't you test your changes somehow? Or
>> do you just toss the mods over the wall and hope for the best? I don't
>> think so. Share your test cases for those packages that should just
>> work--not all packages. Forget that the changes are for rawhide and
>> forget "that Rawhide is NOT suitable for any sort of
>> production use and that it WILL break. (Not "may", "will"!)" I bet
>> every developer and maintainer has pride in their work and products and
>> really don't want to put untested changes into any distro.
> Testing is exactly what we have Rawhide users for.
> Kevin Kofler
Please tell me that you aren't advocating that developers/maintainers
don't need to test their work before releasing it to rawhide.
yes, rawhide is a testbed--and a good one--but that does not mean stuff
should just be thrown into it.
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