[F24 Criteria Change] FreeIPA Upgrades

Matthew Miller mattdm at fedoraproject.org
Mon Nov 2 16:25:50 UTC 2015

On Mon, Nov 02, 2015 at 08:19:30AM -0800, Adam Williamson wrote:
> 3. More fundamentally, I don't think the release criteria is the place
> to be doing this *at all*. One of the things on my list for post-F23
> process tasks is to propose an alternative system for handling stuff
> we've been treating as 'special blockers' lately, and this kind of
> upgrade payload stuff is likely to fall into that category. I don't
> like the 'special blocker' (lack of a) process at all, really, as it
> has no teeth: we just say 'oh, this must happen' and then assume it
> magically will. Which is not a great way to go about stuff.

Yeah. Leads to overnight/weekend demands for both developers and QA,
and ends up with people tired, sad, and angry. This is clearly not the

Matthew Miller
<mattdm at fedoraproject.org>
Fedora Project Leader

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