delays between kernel builds and updates-testing

Bruno Wolff III bruno at wolff.to
Fri Jun 28 14:49:13 UTC 2013


On Fri, Jun 28, 2013 at 12:36:24 +0200,
   Reindl Harald <h.reindl at thelounge.net> wrote:
>why does "yum --enablerepo=updates-testing -q check-update --security"
>today the first time show a kernel built a week ago?
>
>this is *way* too long to get it in *updates-testing* and after that
>wait forever to go to stable while 3.9.8 is still built, and new builts
>especially security relevant ones must not lay around on koji for
>days and weeks without hit users with enabled "updates-testing"

Because only one kernel can be queued up in testing and kernels get updated 
faster than they get karma to get into stable. So if testing kernels got 
replaced as soon as there were new updates available, they may never 
get to stable.

If you want to help with this test kernels on the older releases and give 
appropriate feedback in bohdi for them.


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