What has happened to desktop icons in rawhide?

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at gmail.com
Tue Jan 25 11:34:48 UTC 2011

On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 11:19 AM, Rahul Sundaram <metherid at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 01/25/2011 04:11 PM, Peter Robinson wrote:
>> this exact reason. Another classic example of this is updates to
>> openoffice. There have been 10 updates @ 200Mb odd MB each for oo.o
>> since the release of F-14 for such critical bugs as "background isn't
>> transparent" [1] surely these could be bundled together once a month
>> or so (I thought there was suppose to be a policy about this but I
>> can't find it).
> There isn't any such policy suggesting or requiring bundling of bug
> fixes and trying to mandate it via policy doesn't really seem
> feasible.   We could talk to the maintainers in question and understand
> what happened first before trying to stop it.  If it isn't a one off
> problem, then it makes sense to discuss it in the broader context.

The number of updates in a stable release has been discussed, at
length. There was even discussion of implementing a policy for it but
it clearly was never done.


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