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fedora at wir-sind-cool.org
Tue May 17 08:43:41 UTC 2005
On Mon, 16 May 2005 17:27:49 -0700, John Reiser wrote:
> IgnitionWorks wrote:
> > The developers are working on high priority issues and
> > I personally do not think this is a high priority or a
> > show stopper.
> > The build system script needs to check for updated
> > packages, if any, else send 'No packages' email.
> > For the interm, they can run cron M-F only.
> > Either way, it's a trivial issue.
> No, the _issue_ is NOT trivial. The current behavior directly
> undermines the little trust that volunteer testers have
> left in the Fedora development system. It's broken,
> in a MAJOR way.
> The _fix_ IS trivial. At the end of the report, add a line:
> <n> packages updated.
> If the list is empty and 0==n, then everyone will know
> that the probability is at least 0.99999 that no packages
> were updated, and that therefore an empty list is to be expected.
> Otherwise, an empty list and no line "0 packages updated."
> will indicate an error somewhere in the process.
> Imagine that: truly effective communication.
Empty list means no new packages found by the script.
Fedora Core release 3 (Heidelberg) - Linux 2.6.11-1.14_FC3
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