On Donnerstag 23 April 2009 08:50:12 Michal Vyskocil wrote:
1) Contrib !=
Have I missed any new guidelines about packages in contrib are
frozen after a release?
Afaik Contrib was not released. But situation is little bit unclear,
because updates in frozen Contrib should be allowed too (and some
peoples want to have Contrib as rolling updates repository like
Yes, the current situation (ban rolling updates) is the main reason for
me (and perhaps others) not to contribute to contrib. That's why I
asked if this has changed.
> 2) Security in mind...?
Yes, this is current approach - changes of packages in
done by maintainers of those packages without explicit review. It's
the same behavior as everyone project in openSUSE BuildService has.
This was discussed several times (for example I prefer reviews for
Contrib), but this is a current consensus.
Nice - so on one hand, the current guidelines want to follow openSUSE as
strict as possible (not allowing updates, reviewing packages before
they appear in the repo) - and on the other hand, every packager can do
whatever he want after his package is initially approved. *shaking my
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