Drawing lessons from fatal SELinux bug #1054350

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at chello.at
Fri Jan 24 12:36:22 UTC 2014

Adam Williamson wrote:
> TBH this has always been the one of Kevin's Big Book Of Update Policy
> Complaints I find the most baffling. If we know you managed to screw up
> your update once, why exactly would we just trust you to get it right
> the *second* time without any testing?

* If the package is already so screwed that it breaks the whole system, it 
cannot realistically get any worse.
* A regression fix is usually a trivial change, often reverting something to 
a previous, already well-tested, state.

        Kevin Kofler

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