On Sun, Apr 24, 2011 at 1:48 PM, Jan-Frode Myklebust <janfrode(a)tanso.net> wrote:
I have maatkit-7332-1.el6 in EPEL6-testing, which has two minor
non-backwards compatible changes compared to the previous EPEL6 version.
No-one's provided any feedback to it yet, and I feel a bit
just marking this as stable since there are these minor incompatible
Any comments to how this should be handled ?
Send a note to the epel-announce list detailing the changes, wait
another week or two, then push to stable.
Also, in EPEL5 we have a very old maatkit (build 2582, from december
Is there any chance we can update this to the current version (which likely
contain many more renamed commandline options and more) ?
I'd check with Lubomir and/or Sven, but personally, I wouldn't see a
problem with announcing the change and updating in EPEL5 as well.
I can only assume that most people generally use the scripts
interactively and know enough about what they're doing to cope with
whatever obscure option has vanished or changed. Or at least monitor
them if used in automation.