Re: On format upgrade during freeze time
On Fri, Oct 22, 2010 at 12:08:02PM +0100, Tim Retout wrote:
> On 22 October 2010 10:32, Mats Erik Andersson
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > However, and this is my present question to you,
> > would the release team decline the package due
> > a decision to migrate to format 3.0 already now?
> Possibly, at this stage - it's not ideal to make packaging changes
> when fixing RC bugs; but if they did reject it, you would still be
> able to make an upload via testing-proposed-updates.
testing-proposed-updates is often reserved as a last resort, since not
much testing happens for packages uploaded via there. Many more people
have "unstable" and "testing" in their sources.list, than
> If in doubt, you can ask the debian-release mailing list (preferably
> once you have a debdiff) before uploading the new package. This can
> also be done by filing a 'future unblock' bug against the
> release.debian.org pseudopackage:
Or, just mail them, if you don't feel like filing a bug (though the
bug would make tracking easier for the release team).
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