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Re: kernel 2.6.16-1.2107_FC5 breaks graphical boot (and cups and httpd)

On Fri, 2006-05-05 at 09:06 +0200, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-05-04 at 22:37 -0700, Skunk Worx wrote:
> > Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> > > On Fri, 2006-05-05 at 02:51 +0300, Gilboa Davara wrote:
> > > 
> > >> My question is, will it be possible to find a mid-route, which combines
> > >> the shortest possible vulnerability period with a minimal risk of having
> > >> DOA machines?
> > > 
> > > What do you think is the "mid-route" for time critical security fixes? 
> > > 
> > 
> > How about a core team of volunteers that yum updates off a private repo 
> > several hours before it goes public?
> > 
> > The classic solution would be a small farm of automated test machines, 
> > but I imagine that's a bit too resource intensive for the project right now.

Not really. It is just a matter of pushing some buttons, convincing the
necessary people and getting it done. 

> I'm sure Red Hat has some system for their own testing of RHEL, maybe
> for such security fixes it can be used for Fedora? 

That is one of the things the new Fedora QA lead has to figure out.


There is a push towards that. Not sure whether automated testing would
have detected this particular problem though.


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