[arch-general] [testing] protocol - {WAS: [arch-dev-public] WARNING - glibc-2.13-2}

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Mon Feb 7 05:37:54 EST 2011

On 07/02/11 20:26, Seblu wrote:
> 2011/2/6 Allan McRae<allan at archlinux.org>:
>> On 06/02/11 20:16, Ng Oon-Ee wrote:
>>> On Sun, 2011-02-06 at 20:10 +1000, Allan McRae wrote:
>>>> I have removed the glibc-2.13-2 package until a fix is committed to
>>>> upstream git.  All users should downgrade to the version in [core].
>>>> Allan
>>> While I understand why Allan did this, shouldn't this be unnecessary for
>>> the [testing] repo? Those who use it know what to do, after all....
>> Probably.  And if the breakage was more minor, I would have left it there
>> (e.g. what has been done with the make package).   But given I still do not
>> 100% understand the bug and the there is no real schedule for an upstream
>> fix, I thought it best to just make everybody's life easier and remove the
>> package for the time being.
> Why not just remove the patch increment pkgrel and let pacman -Su do the rest?

Why?  User of [testing] should see the message on arch-dev-public and be 
competent enough to downgrade.

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