Re: overriding freeze to get xfsprogs 2.9.7-1 into testing?
I hadn't asked - thanks for prodding me. If this is possible
at this stage, I would wholeheartedly support it (I did not
actually realise xfsprogs had been held up - apologies!).
On Sat, 2008-03-15 at 21:12 -0400, Jay Berkenbilt wrote:
> I was wondering whether you had asked debian-release about overriding
> the freeze on xfsprogs to get 2.9.7-1 into lenny.
> I noticed today that, on my lenny system with a 2.6.22 kernel, I
> couldn't mount newly created xfs file systems. I read through bug
> 465737 and found the workaround (-l lazy-count=0) which solves my
> immediate problem, and I also see that you uploaded 2.9.7-1 to sid
> with urgency high on 2/29. However, it has not transitioned to
> * 15 days old (needed 2 days)
> * Not touching package, as requested by freeze (contact
> debian-release if update is needed)
> * Updating xfsprogs fixes old bugs: #465737
> * Not considered
> Have you contacted debian-release to request an override of the
> freeze? Right now, the package is unusable in lenny, and this seems
> like a good enough reason to force the new version to transition. A
> quick search of the debian-release archive didn't turn anything up,
> but sorry if I overlooked it. You'll notice I've cc'ed debian-release
> on this email, but I don't want to ask myself since it's someone
> else's package.