Change request: new bodhi release

Mike McGrath mmcgrath at
Wed Sep 15 18:27:58 UTC 2010

On Wed, 15 Sep 2010, Luke Macken wrote:

> I've been trying to get this new bodhi release out the door for a while
> now.  It fixes a lot of important bugs and adds a bunch of new features.
> I've added many new unit tests for a lot of these fixes/features, i've
> been poking it in staging for a while, and it does not contain any db
> schema changes so it can be reverted with a `yum downgrade bodhi-server`
> if things go south.
> Thanks,
> luke
> =====================================================================
> bodhi v0.7.9
>      - Email the proventesters with stale unapproved critical path
> updates after 2 weeks
>      - Allow people to revert their karma vote more than once
>      - Download and inject the pkgtags sqlite db into our repodata from
> the pkgdb (which will be used by `yum search`)
>      - Improved editing functionality
>          - Only unpush edited updates when builds are added/removed
>          - Make a note in the comments of which builds were added/removed
>      - Add the new 'dist-fN-updates{-testing,}-pending' tags to builds
> so AutoQA can start testing them before they get pushed
>      - Get the 'suggest reboot' flag working again
>      - List security & critpath testing updates in our updates-testing
> digest emails
>      - Allow non-critpath updates to be pushed to stable after meeting
> our critpath requirements
>      - Add mouseover tooltips to the update status with more details
>      - Prevent conflicting builds from being added to the same update
> (eg: 2 different versions of the same package)
>      - Handle more types of bugzilla auto-linking in comments
>      - Link to newer update in the obsoleted one
>      - Remove our pagination query limit of 1000
>      - Add a new 'author_group' field to each comment in our JSON API
>      - Properly capture stderr from our mash subprocess
>      - Add --stablekarma, --unstablekarma, and --disable-autokarma
> client args
>      - Fix a bug in using `bodhi --push-build=` on multi-build updates
>      - Link to gitweb instead of viewvc
>      - Set default (un)stable karma values if autokarma re-enabled
>      - Mark anonymous karma as being ignored
>      - Add a --bodhi-url command-line option
>      - Instead of requiring only one arg with a comma separated list of
> updates, support several builds as several args.
>      - Improved metrics report generator (soon to be integrated into the
> web interface)

+1 from me.  This was a known change, glad we decided to test and wait a
few days instead of cramming it in just before the freeze :)


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