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From: Zac Medico <zmedico@g.o>
To: gentoo-project@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-project] Stabilization process addition: Announcements about required manual intervention
Date: Sun, 28 Dec 2008 23:56:09
Message-Id: 49581221.6030002@gentoo.org
In Reply to: [gentoo-project] Stabilization process addition: Announcements about required manual intervention by AllenJB
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AllenJB wrote:
> Hi all, > > I would like to suggest that as part of the stabilization process, > developers are required to (get PR to) make an announcement about any > manual intervention that (might be) required on a stable system. > > At the moment, this would include most blocks (eg. the recent e2fsprogs > block) and issues such as the firefox/xulrunner use flag issue. > > These announcements should appear on the gentoo.org front page, > gentoo-announce list and the announcements forum. > > The announcement should appear before the first (affected) architecture > stabilizes the package. > > I think this would help alleviate the load of those helping in the > forums, irc and mailing lists as well as probably reduce the number of > unnecessarily created bugs. > > Obviously the need for these announcements will be drastically reduced > with the stabilization of portage 2.1.6 / 2.2, but I suspect there will > still be things which they can not handle automatically. > > AllenJB > >
You can use GLEP 42 news items which are supported with portage-2.1.6: http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/glep/glep-0042.html - -- Thanks, Zac -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v2.0.9 (GNU/Linux) iEYEARECAAYFAklYEiAACgkQ/ejvha5XGaOD4ACgi11yGFU4Uh4tSz5qhZnsK87n DesAoJc/L/WdORMZDKua+S9RbcrZeP4N =gdrX -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----

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