Re: Multiple releases of a package on mentors.debian.net
On Thu, 27 Aug 2009 04:17:41 pm Mike Hommey wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 03:09:06PM +1000, Steffen Joeris wrote:
> > On Thu, 27 Aug 2009 02:53:40 pm Ben Finney wrote:
> > > Steffen Joeris <email@example.com> writes:
> > > > On Thu, 27 Aug 2009 02:19:28 pm Ben Finney wrote:
> > > > > How can I have two separate releases of my package, targeting
> > > > > separate archive suites, available at ‘mentors.debian.net’ for
> > > > > prospective sponsors?
> > > >
> > > > Why don't you just email debdiffs to your sponsor? The package will
> > > > be rebuild anyway.
> > >
> > > Maybe I'm missing your point, but this question seems to dismiss the
> > > whole purpose of mentors.debian.net: to *find* a sponsor for a package
> > > upload, by making the package available for inspection *before* knowing
> > > who will sponsor it.
> > Debdiffs can also be emailed to this mailinglist I believe.
> > I guess you are talking about "burn", so maybe it's also not a bad idea
> > to CC the release team for their ACK since it has to go through s-p-u.
> Depending on the security issue, that would need to go through
> stable-security, and that needs security team ack.
Sorry, I should have been clear about this. Ben already contacted us and we
recommended to go through s-p-u.
But in general you are of course right.