Please fix your bugs in release instead of rawhide!

Christoph Wickert christoph.wickert at
Tue Mar 10 11:34:59 UTC 2009

Am Dienstag, den 10.03.2009, 15:21 +0530 schrieb Rahul Sundaram:
> Christoph Wickert wrote:
> > A note to all Fedora maintainers and especially to the Red Hat people
> > who are involved in development every day:
> > 
> >            Please fix your bugs [1] in the release they were
> >          filed against instead of just closing them NEXTRELASE!
> Doesn't that depend on how serious the bugs are? Sometimes upstream has 
> gone way ahead, changed their configuration format etc and backporting 
> the fix or just pushing the update with all the other changes is too 
> invasive.

Agreed, but in the case I have in mind
      * the bug is so serious that he makes the package not working
      * we are upstream and
      * there is nothing to backport. Nevertheless the maintainer told
        me to get the rawhide package.

> Rahul


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