When to move updates from testing to stable

Hans de Goede j.w.r.degoede at hhs.nl
Thu Oct 30 11:25:14 CET 2008

Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> On 30.10.2008 10:12, KH KH wrote:
>> But what is needed actually is a way to "also" propose an update to
>> 0.9.x. Can I handle that with the rpmfusion-free-updates-testing
>> repository? It will lead to have two parallels cvs (F-8 F-8.testing
>> like it was with livna), because it should remains possible to update
>> the two versions.
> The F-8 and F-8.testing stuff in livna was a major PITA to maintain for 
> me (as the one that was the interface to the buildsys and the one that 
> had to keep the repo in shape) in Livna -- especially for kmods, as 
> maintainers more then once did crazy things which lead to real problems 
> when kmods needed to get built for new Fedora kernels.
> It also doesn't work with current CVS/plague design and is afaics not 
> that easy to set up (the trick I used in Livna is not possible in CVS 
> afaics). So I strongly vote for not even think about things like a 
> F-8.testing branch in CVS. Fedora works fine without it as well, so I 
> see no real reason why we should need it.




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