bodhi update problem

Luke Macken lmacken at
Fri Oct 5 19:34:44 UTC 2007

On Fri, Oct 05, 2007 at 01:38:19PM -0400, Todd Zullinger wrote:
> I built an updated vorbis-tools package to fix bz#244757[1] but bodhi
> won't let me push the update for F7.  When I select Add Update, I get
> an error that states:
>     tmz does not have commit access to vorbis-tools
> This is partly true.  Though the package is open to cvsextras, which
> is how I had acccess to commit the changes.  What's the best way to
> solve this?  Do I need to nag one of the primary maintainers of
> vorbis-tools to do the actual push in bodhi (or request more
> privileges from the pkgdb)?
> Would it be reasonable to allow members of cvsextras to push an update
> to -testing if the package is open to cvs commits from cvsextras?
> That'd facilitate someone coming along and helping fix low-hanging
> fruit bugs like this -- freeing up the maintainers to work on the
> harder and more pressing bugs.
> Pushing to -testing would provide some warning to the primary
> maintainers if someone were to try and push an update they thought
> shouldn't be pushed.  Then they could unpush it to prevent it from
> getting into the stable updates.
> (I'm not sure what the best balance is here, I can see reasons for
> allowing or for denying such access in bodhi.)

Right now bodhi only looks at the individuals with commit access from
the pkgdb.  It should definitely also check the ACL, and in the case
of vorbis-tools, allow you to push updates for it.

Toshio is throwing together a patch for bodhi now.


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