Package update guidelines
markmc at redhat.com
Fri Feb 6 12:38:31 UTC 2009
FESCo have approved a set of maintainers guidelines for package updates
on release branches:
Many Fedora users update automatically, so it is most important that
an update doesn't cause a users' applications or system to stop
Fedora users who do not update automatically may review the
descriptions attached to updates before choosing whether they should
Package maintainers should bear in mind that not all Fedora users have
good Internet bandwidth available.
As the page says, these are not intended to be prescriptive rules.
Package maintainers are expected to to exercise their own common sense
and good judgement.
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