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Re: Rawhide debuginfo packages with no sources



What steps are needed to get the package into the GA instead of as a
zero day update?

-Adam

On Tue, Apr 21, 2009 at 12:24 PM, Debarshi Ray <debarshi ray gmail com> wrote:
>> but out of curiosity, what's the reason for
>> asking people to request F-11 freeze overrides for these fixes?
>
> Because without them the debuginfos are pretty useless. So if we don't
> override the freeze and release them as zero-day updates, then, as far
> as I understand, a user who wants to use the debuginfo will have to
> pull in the updated package and the updated debuginfo, instead of just
> the debuginfo.
>
> Other than that, the changes are pretty trivial. So why not get them
> in and have a polished F11 GA instead of burdening the average Joe
> user who likes to tell PK to "download all updates"? Not everyone has
> a nice broadband connection, you know. :-)
>
>>  If compiler
>> security features enabled by stuff in $RPM_OPT_FLAGS are not used it could be
>> argued to be a potential security issue, is that why?
>
> Yes, that is another reason, but to me having a polished GA looks more
> important.
>
> Happy hacking,
> Debarshi
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