tracking -stable in the enterprise
jrhett at netconsonance.com
Wed Jun 25 19:21:29 UTC 2008
On Jun 25, 2008, at 3:46 AM, Peter Wemm wrote:
> Correct. We roll our own build snapshots periodically, but we also
> keep a pretty careful eye on what's going on in the -stable branches.
Okay, that makes sense to me ;-)
>> I mean, I guess Yahoo has enough resources to literally run every
>> commit to
>> -stable through a full test cycle and push it out to every machine,
>> but my
> No. Why on earth would we do that? if we wanted to cause ourselves
> that much pain for no good reason, we'd go get a pencil and stab
> ourselves in the eye.
Yes, we are definitely on the same page. Thanks for the
> We don't upgrade machines that have been deployed unless there is a
> good reason to.
Do you deploy machines for longer than 1 year? How do you deal with
security patches in the longer term?
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