Re: Pushing tzdata updates to stable in time
On Fri Mar 11, 2011 at 20:07:22 +0000, Adam D. Barratt wrote:
> On Fri, 2011-03-11 at 13:54 -0600, Gunnar Wolf wrote:
> > Martin Zobel-Helas dijo [Fri, Mar 11, 2011 at 08:31:36PM +0100]:
> > > > Chile was supposed to leave the Summer daylight savings period this
> > > > coming weekend, but it was pushed to April 2nd. The fixes have been
> > > > accepted to the package in Sid, but many users will undoubtely
> > > > appreciate it if it can be updated as well in stable-updates.
> > > the correct way would be to ask the release team for a release of tzdata
> > > on stable-updates (formerly known as volatile) and get it updated in the
> > > next point release as well.
> > Yes - although that should be preceded with a suitable package built
> > targetted at Squeeze, preferrably by the package maintainers, right?
> There's a tzdata package in the p-u-NEW queue which includes the change.
> Unfortunately it was uploaded slightly too late to make it in to the
> 1952 dinstall but I'll check the diff this evening and get it marked for
> acceptance in to p-u in the 0152.
> Assuming everything goes according to plan (adding packages to
> squeeze-updates hasn't actually been tested yet) I'm planning on pushing
> the tzdata update in tomorrow morning.
will there be an update for oldstable as well?
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