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

Clyde E. Kunkel clydekunkel7734 at
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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