bodhi 0.2.0

Hans de Goede j.w.r.degoede at
Fri Sep 14 04:32:58 UTC 2007

Luke Macken wrote:
> I'm pleased to announce that bodhi 0.2.0 has been released and deployed[0].
> This release has fixed a ton of issues and introduces many new features,
> such as:
>  • Multi-build updates.  You can add as many builds to a single update as you
>    want.  Bodhi will treat it as a single update, but will still send
>    individual update notification mails for each build.
>  • New homepage widget that allows you to keep up with the happenings inside of
>    bodhi.  You can see the latest comments, testing/security/stable updates, and
>    keep track of your own business.
>  • Enhanced notifications.  If you commented on an update, you'll receive
>    notifications when others comment on that update, and when that update is
>    modified or changes states.
>  • Automatic closing of bugs is now optional.
>  • Build-completion improvements.  Package names will be automagically
>    completed, and if you type '-' after, it will complete versions as well.
>  • Positive/negative comments effect an updates 'karma'.  After an update
>    achieves a karma of 3, it will automatically be pushed to the stable updates
>    repository.  This will hopefully encourage testers to get involved with the
>    updates-testing process a bit more, and will add some automation to the
>    workflow.
>  • Extended metadata (updateinfo.xml.gz) should start appearing in the repodata,
>    which will allow tools like pup and the yum-security plugin to take advantage
>    of it and do some nifty stuff.
>  • Reminders.  You'll get nagged when your update sits around in testing for too
>    long, and so on..
> This release introduces many database changes from the previous version, so it
> will be much easier to jump back into the release-early-release often cycle.
> Soon to come: 
>  • bodhi command-line client is almost ready to go.  It needs to be polished up
>    a bit, but should be released soon.
>  • RSS feeds and public details.
>  • Better build-completion based on koji tags.
>  • More sanity checking (koji buildroot verification, dependency closure, etc)

As one of the long term bodhi complainers, I want to say that this all sounds 
very good!



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