[Mageia-discuss] Suggestions for the ISO

Tux99 tux99-mga at uridium.org
Tue Nov 2 13:02:14 CET 2010

On Tue, 2 Nov 2010, Frank Griffin wrote:

> Tux99 wrote:
> > On Mon, 1 Nov 2010, Frank Griffin wrote:
> >
> >   
> >> Weak point:
> >>
> >> Unless you are prepared to do full intensive QA on the updated distro,
> >> the quality of these updated ISOs can be significantly lower than the
> >> quality of the original release ISO.  Since it will look, for all
> >> intents and purposes, like the release ISO, that level of quality will
> >> be what people expect of it.
> >>     
> > Nonsense. The normal updates are not any more unstable than the original 
> > release, rather the contrary.
> >   
> I suggest you review MDV's release procedures.  Full releases and
> security updates go through formal QA.  Backports are often not even
> tested by the person building the rpm.

Backports? Who is talking about backports?
We are talking about normal security and bug-fix updates here.

> And they get addressed through updates which themselves go through QA.

Exactly, that's why it make sense to release an updated iso with them 

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