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

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at
Mon Sep 12 16:30:13 UTC 2011

Nils Philippsen wrote:
> We shouldn't revert to untagging broken packages in Rawhide just to make
> it less consequential for people to break stuff. We should revert to
> untagging broken packages because bumping epoch is costlier in the long
> run as epoch is often disregarded. People using Rawhide should probably
> use "yum distro-sync" rather than "yum update".

I agree that abuse of Epoch sucks, and indeed, it isn't really needed in 
Rawhide now that there is distro-sync.

        Kevin Kofler

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