[Mageia-discuss] Suggestions for the ISO
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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