Thank you for your comments . I am so sorry to have a complete different view and opinion.
Have a nice day.
- From: Michael Schwendt <mschwendt tmp0701 nospam arcor de>
- To: fedora-test-list redhat com
- Subject: Re: updates repo admission checklist hole
- Date: Mon, 3 Aug 2009 08:54:14 +0200
On Sun, 2 Aug 2009 15:19:20 -0700 (PDT), Suhan wrote:
>> It lloks that the hole is still open as now swig package update brokes the update.
>> I think there is a hole in QA process that allows untested packages to get into the update repo.
>It's a pitty you don't understand any of this, and that instead of asking
>further questions you post crap in bugzilla.
>> PS: I find here a policy described: http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/PackageSubmissionQAPolicy
>> but there is no detailed QA Check list , can someone help me with some pointers to follow for more details?
> That document is several years old. Its title is "Old Package Submission
> and QA Policies used at fedora.us". Its header says "This is a copy of
> the old document from
> It doesn't apply to fedoraproject.org.
> As what it still does in the Wiki, I don't know. I don't know either
> who takes care of the Wiki, which has become worse since we originally
> started with using one.
> How did you find that page in the Wiki? By searching or by following
> links in the Packaging Guidelines?
I was searching for some more info but it seems I outdated info that confused me.
> Back to the swig update. There is no QA process, at least not for the
> majority of packages. Here's the update ticket for swig:
> As you can see, it got pushed directly to "stable", which didn't give
> anybody a chance to test it before it landed in the repos. Only if it
> been pushed to testing, there would have been a window during which the
> community could have tested it and could have used the "karma points"
> voting system in bodhi, the Fedora Updates System.
> And even if it didn't have broken deps, it could still suffer from further
> breakage, which could only be found out with actual testing (done by
> humans as well as automated tests).