Feature Freeze and bug fix releases
ubuntu at kitterman.com
Thu Feb 14 20:45:42 GMT 2008
On Thursday 14 February 2008 15:43, Michael Bienia wrote:
> On 2008-02-14 12:05:18 -0500, Scott Kitterman wrote:
> > Up through Alpha 6, if a MOTU believes upload of a new upstream release
> > that just has bug fixes in it is warranted, they may upload it. File a
> > bug in LP with the upstream change log entries in it and mark it fix
> > released when the upload is done to document that it was bug fix only.
> What's the purpose of those bug filings? If it's for catching wrong
> bugfix releases, then that's only works if someone regularly checks
> those bugs and has time to raise a veto.
My idea of the purpose is to ensure people take the time to think through what
they are doing. If you have to write it down in a bug (even if just
copy/paste) and put your name on it, you're more likely to have thought it
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