When to move updates from testing to stable
kwizart at gmail.com
Thu Oct 30 13:19:57 CET 2008
2008/10/30 Michael Schwendt <mschwendt at gmail.com>:
> Rule of thumb: Use development for the somewhat experimental stuff as long
> as the freeze is far away. The more dependencies, the higher the risk for
> major version upgrades in "stable". They are not worth the trouble.
> Updates-testing is not popular anyway.
That's exactly what was done with vlc-0.9.x.
Updates on 0.9.x appeared only in rawhide along with my personal
repository for F-8/F-9.
Serious regressions were tracked and ripped out.
I don't come back on you explanations, you've just said that the
current repository wasn't designed for suches behaviour which we known
I was suggesting to duplicate the buildsys (cvs builroot etc) to
another repository as described here:
That's not a problem with following Fedora rules, but covering the users needs.
ps: nobody is allowed to vote until the problem is properly discussed.
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