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El lun, 07-02-2011 a las 18:43 +0200, Samuli Suominen escribió:
> On 02/07/2011 06:19 PM, "Paweł Hajdan, Jr." wrote:
> > From time to time there are stabilization bugs where the current stable
> > is broken. For example, https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=353487
> > However, in theory that should not happen, because presumably the
> > current stable has been tested in the past and considered not broken.
> In this case, xdm has been broken for more than a year because it has
> been ignoring pambase by not using system-local-login.
> Only the problem came to light after ConsoleKit really started to
> require this functionality from pambase.
> But it was still tested, unfortunately the test environment that was
> used leaked some environment variables that made XDM appear to work, so
> this was catched too late.
> - Samuli
I think that maybe we could have an even higher "priority" field called,
for example, "Broken Stable" that should be *only* used for that cases
and that arch teams should try fix sooner. What do you think?
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