Drawing lessons from fatal SELinux bug #1054350

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Sat Jan 25 16:37:03 UTC 2014

On Sat, 2014-01-25 at 10:43 +0000, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:

> > I think that's being unnecessarily harsh on the testers. It's not at all
> > obvious to anyone that you ought to test update/install of another
> > package in order to validate an update to selinux-policy-targeted .
> > Hell, I don't do that.
> Doesn't

No, it doesn't.

>  / can't AutoQA (or whatever we're calling it these days) pick
> up the new package, install it in a VM, and run through some automated
> tests:
>  - Does Fedora still boot with this package added?
>  - Does GNOME still come up?
>  - Does yum still work?

I answered precisely that question a couple of days ago in the other

Adam Williamson
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