Steven Haigh netwiz at
Mon Feb 28 07:36:36 UTC 2011

On 28/02/2011 6:21 PM, Adam Williamson wrote:
> On Mon, 2011-02-28 at 09:12 +0200, Panu Matilainen wrote:
>> I upgraded my home box to F15-pre-alpha over the weekend, first with yum
>> and when the result was a utterly broken heap thought oh well it's the
>> unsupported way, then reinstalled from scratch and got the very same
>> broken heap... and couldn't help thinking "we're about to release THIS??"
>> Anaconda seems to default to enabling updates-testing, so unless the
>> testing-repo is in a reasonable shape at the time of alpha release
>> there's going to be a lot of grumpy testers.
> The update in question has actually been pushed to stable (based almost
> entirely on feedback from the desktop team), so even if you disable
> updates-testing, you will get these broken packages.

Yay for abuse of the system :\

I think this is one of the main reasons the team or maintainer SHOULD 
NOT be able to add karma to packages. The 'it works for me' stuff should 
not apply to major chunks of the OS without independent feedback.

Steven Haigh

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