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On 07/17/2010 05:51 PM, Christian Faulhammer wrote:
> Thilo Bangert <email@example.com>:
>>> please avoid having stabilisation requests
>>> like http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=327877, blocking a
>>> security bug. That way, architecture teams may not see the severity
>>> directly and it slips, leaving users with vulnerable versions longer
>>> than needed. Thank you.
>> perhaps it's a good idea to tell people what you expect of them
>> instead. i presume just removing the blocker will not satisfy you.
> Do stabilisations on the security bug so arch team members can skim
> through their stabilisation list by just looking for firstname.lastname@example.org to
> find the vulnerable packages.
If you want things to happen this way then it should be at least
documented in the devmanual.