Changes to 8u and 11u process
Andrew John Hughes
gnu.andrew at redhat.com
Thu Aug 8 23:24:13 UTC 2019
On 08/08/2019 12:26, Aleksey Shipilev wrote:
>> But people being less involved in
>> the updates project probably come up with changes of their own for which
>> the established process holds and thus never get in touch with this
>> "shortcut rule".
> I suspect what would really happen is this: non-involved people would look into JIRA, discover
> issues that are pushed without approval (oblivious of the shortcut rule), assume no approval is
> needed for their issue at hand, push their non-Oracle-existing backport without approvals. That's
> what you would get for having exceptions in the ruleset. Please do not shortcut.
That's a good point. We already have confusion over when reviews are
required, without adding further complication.
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