Re: [Backports-queue] Processing of qemu-kvm_0.11.1+dfsg-1~bpo50+1_amd64.changes
Al Nikolov schrieb am Monday, den 22. March 2010:
> Faidon Liambotis wrote:
> > Backports are in my mind something quite similar to an NMU. The process
> > is not much different: fetch a package you don't maintain, change
> > something, build, test, upload and keep an eye on your inbox for bugs
> > that you may have introduced.
> > In that sense, 30 days is just ridiculous, since the developer's
> > reference suggests to wait ~10 days for NMUs not fixing RC or important
> > bugs and leaves room for even less on "trivial fixes". Most backports
> > are as trivial as it gets (simple rebuilds or minor build-dependency
> > fixes), and I can't see the need for a delay. OTOH, I'm on the
> > LowThresholdNMU list, so I may be biased here.
> Moreover, since many backports are such trivial, personally, i see no point
> to ask the former uploader if he or she failed to sync with the upstream
> testing version on time (~10 days).
No, I don't want that people just upload every testing version.