Desktop Proposal

Jesse Keating jkeating at
Mon Oct 12 15:33:27 UTC 2009

On Mon, 2009-10-12 at 09:06 -0500, Mike McGrath wrote:
> Have FESCo look at requiring approval for major version updates in the
> middle of a release or possibly banning them outright.  This also has a
> side effect of fewer updates which many find desirable.  This may end up
> working on the honor system but should be possible while not compromising
> our first mission objective.
> This could also be coupled with the experimental repo mentioned above to
> bring new packages to stable releases but only to those who accept the
> potential consequences and have enabled such a repo. 

This is what updates-testing is for.  If it doesn't work in
updates-testing, you can just drop it on the floor.  The problem is when
it gets promoted from -testing to updates.  We do /not/ want a third
repo here, that makes the logistics balloon out of control.

Jesse Keating
Fedora -- Freedom² is a feature!
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