Emergency checkin procedures

Joel Peshkin bugreport at peshkin.net
Wed Oct 12 20:45:09 UTC 2005

Vlad Dascalu wrote:

> David Miller wrote:
>> Situations where this permission is utilized will get reviewed, and 
>> if I find people abusing it, this permission will go away.
> Sorry, but I can't imagine Terry saying something like that in this 
> announcement. Not like that. Probably one of the reasons for which I 
> don't contribute to Bugzilla much nowadays.

  That's a relaxation of the current rule which is that we cannot 
checkin without approval.   A few of us asked Justdave to permit this 
"bypass the procedure" hook so long as we comment on the bug that this 
was one of those necessary spots and we suggested that all such 
situations be reviewed.  

   Essentially, justdave agreed to relax the policies we all agree to 
follow so long as we dont abuse the exception mechanism.  This is a good 


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