Re: dpkg backport in NEW
Thomas Goirand schrieb am Monday, den 23. January 2012:
> On 01/20/2012 06:52 PM, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> > Hi,
> > On Wed, 28 Dec 2011, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> >> On Tue, 27 Dec 2011, Gerfried Fuchs wrote:
> >>> unfortunately I haven't found the timeframe yet that I would like to
> >>> put onto a package that central and with bigger changes than usual.
> >>> Have you uploaded the package somewhere else for others to take a look
> >>> at so feedback can be seeked also by a more broader audience?
> >> Not yet. I just did so:
> >> http://people.debian.org/~hertzog/packages/dpkg_184.108.40.206~bpo60+2_i386.changes
> >> http://people.debian.org/~hertzog/packages/dpkg_220.127.116.11~bpo60+2.dsc
> > Did anyone try to build backports with this version of dpkg-dev ?
> > We're on a dead lock because some people are waiting for this backport and
> > Alexander is waiting until someone gives some feedback on this package
> > before processing it out of the NEW queue where it's sitting.
> And it's also creating issues like someone can't check the version of
> dpkg using packages.debian.org, then might depend on the wrong version
> of dpkg. I have just uploaded MLMMJ with a depends dpkg-dev (>=
> 18.104.22.168~) instead of 22.214.171.124~, because of this. Yes, I did forgot to
> check the new queue in backports, and realized my mistake few minutes
> after the upload (at least I saw and understood it), but should we be
> expecting everyone to check the backports new queue? Also, if I wasn't
> aware of the forthcoming backport of dpkg, I'd have just do a depend
> without using ~...
You can also use your brain. Sorry. I do not just accept potentially harmful
packages just because people don't use their brain.
> Alexander, you now have a positive feedback, could you accept this new
> dpkg in backports? Of course, no doubts of your good intention of
> quality control, but holding it is doing more bad than good, IMO.
I disagree here. And I have one "may work" feedback, thats all.