bodhi interface changes

Luke Macken lmacken at
Wed Sep 19 18:30:02 UTC 2007

On Wed, Sep 19, 2007 at 08:04:16PM +0200, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> On 19.09.2007 19:41, Till Maas wrote:
> > On Mi September 19 2007, Luke Macken wrote:
> >> pushed for in the New Update Form -- which will let us remove the release
> >> dropdown[0], and auto-complete *only* builds that *can* be pushed for that
> >> specific release.
> >> I wanted to run this by everyone, to avoid any OMGWTFREGRESSION!1 emails,
> >> and to see if anyone has any comments/suggestions/oppositions.
> > Imho there should be also a way to createa an update for two releases at once. 
> > E.g. when Fedora 8 is out, and a package is updated for it, often there will 
> > be the same update for Fedora 7. It seems that this was easier possible with 
> > the old interface, because one should be able to just go back and change the 
> > release and the build, but keep the bugs / cves and notice. But for a 
> > complete support of "identical" updates for two releases, I guess there needs 
> > to be changed a lot more, anyway, e.g. when one wants to edit both updates.
> While I agree in general to make stuff easier: Wouldn't it be better to
> normally ship the F7 update some days after shipping the one for F8 (and
> that itself some days after it hit devel)?
> That IMHO has a important benefit: if a crucial bug made it into F8
> because it was not noticed in devel or updates-testing earlier there is
> still time left to *not* ship that update for F7.

Agreed.  Stuffing multiple releases into a single update would make the
whole karma/updates-testing thing painful.  Maybe the best solution is
to make it trivial to "clone" an update for another release ?  Or we
could have the form automatically clone the update for each release
based on the provided builds ?


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