On Mon, 2011-10-24 at 09:51 -0500, Chris Adams wrote:
> Once upon a time, Adam Williamson <awilliam@redh...> said:
> > Oh - and remember, the goal of the critpath process is to ensure we
> > don't send out updates that break people's systems. It worked fine in
> > this case: no glibc update which breaks systems was approved. All the
> > ones which caused major runtime breakage got rejected. The only breakage
> > in one which was approved was to do with compiling things - which, sure,
> > is a pain in the ass, but it's not the kind of problem critpath was
> > introduced to deal with in the first place.
> That's splitting hairs; you're assuming that no Fedora users use their
> system to compile things.
No, I'm not.
Being unable to compile things is an inconvenience that's easily
remedied by five minutes looking at a mailing list.
Being unable to boot to a working desktop is a massive stinking problem.
They're both problems, sure. But one is a much bigger problem than the
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