[QA] [Ops] security patches handling

Chad Horohoe chorohoe at wikimedia.org
Thu Jan 26 20:10:03 UTC 2017

On Thu, Jan 26, 2017 at 12:07 PM Arlo Breault <abreault at wikimedia.org>

> > On Jan 25, 2017, at 11:20 AM, Chad Horohoe <chorohoe at wikimedia.org>
> wrote:
> >
> > 2) Apply them and pray they don't conflict
> Do you review them even if there're no line conflicts?
> The logic might no longer apply.
Nope, we (releng) don't/can't know the context for all of these patches.
It's not
our area of expertise--nor should it be. If patches shouldn't be applied
the patch owner or the security team should remove it from the list or
reach out
to us to remove it.

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