Re: Buildability of tarballs and cvs

<quote who="Elijah Newren">

> We have felt forced to include a growing number of build-fix patches with
> each 2.15.x release so far, which seems rather suboptimal ("why can't we
> just fix the modules??").

... 8< ...

> Luis also wanted me to say:
>   I'd note that I think the r-t's position should be to refuse to
>   release such tarballs, and consider refusing to release the whole
>   release until they are all fixed.

Yes - shipping build fix patches is a *massive* regression in the release
management process, cf. signature.

- Jeff

GUADEC 2006: Vilanova i la Geltrú, Spain  
    "Basically my philosophy on release management is that it should be
                like police brutality." - Maciej Stachowiak

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