KDE Gear and hotfix releases, how to see whether a user has the hotfix?
heiko.becker at kde.org
Tue Oct 26 21:31:14 BST 2021
On Tuesday, 26 October 2021 01:00:23 CEST, Albert Astals Cid wrote:
> But I would like to say:
> * We've seem to be doing quite well without needing this for
> "almost decades"
> * I fear that the possibility of "endless re-rolls" may make
> people test/review code less because "we can always re-roll the
> package if it breaks"
> * If we would be going to be doing this, I would personally
> prefer if the person that made that code mistake is the
> responsible for rolling out the packages and not the release
> engineer (that is Heiko for the most part). Doing a release
> every month is already quite some work.
> P.S: Heiko feel free to disagree on the last bullet point above
> if you think you'd be fine with doing as many re-rolls as
I somewhat share your concerns about the less-testing-attitude, but I
wouldn't mind rolling out a hotfix in serious cases, if it doesn't happen
all the time.
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