Fedora Insight weekly Meeting

David Nalley david.nalley at fedoraproject.org
Mon May 24 22:15:23 UTC 2010

2010/5/24 Drak <drak at zikula.org>:
> On 25 May 2010 03:54, David Nalley <david at gnsa.us> wrote:
>> +1 for bugzilla.
>> That said, it's not necessarily trivial work, and would require much
>> coordination.
>> I'd personally urge Zikula (and any other software project) to work
>> fervently with upstream to get the patch into a release before
>> releasing if at all possible. (notice that this doesn't mean stopping
>> the development branch). That said, some upstreams are slower than
>> others about releases. But do try and understand the level of work, if
>> 15 bundled libraries require patches, it may mean as many as 15 people
>> may have to check with upstreams, then package, release, and so on.
>> That assumes that the packager wants to, it could be that the packager
>> might choose to only maintain un-patched upstream releases to minimize
>> maintenance burden. All of this can factor in to delay or it being
>> well night impossible for an update to get pushed (as seen with the
>> recent almost 6 month delay for 1.2.x versions delay, and requiring an
>> exception from FESCo)
> Hey David,
> I dont know why, but I think my direct emails to you must have been getting
> lost... I mailed you so many times before!
> Great to see you.  Full ACK, you have no disagreement with me on these
> topics :)
> Overall however, what is the state of 1.2.x now because as far as I am
> concerned we have solved all the issues.   I also
> updated https://fedorahosted.org/fesco/ticket/375
> Regards,
> Drak

1.2.3 is packaged and has been pushed to the updates-testing repository.
I am trying to hold out for some external testing before pushing it to
updates, but if it doesn't come soon, may do so anyway.

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