Re: New release of uw-imap prepared and uploaded to experimental
In case you weren't aware, you need to *tell* the release team you've
gone forward if you want your transition managed in any way.
binNMUs scheduled now.
* Jonas Smedegaard [Thu, 03 Jul 2008 14:12:43 +0200]:
> I have now uploaded a new upstream release of uw-imap to experimental.
> I believe it would be good for Debian if this package could reach Lenny,
> as it includes the following important fixes:
> * 2 upstream bugfix releases, possibly security-related
> * binary code stripped from upstream source
> Upstream released their changes as just "bugfixes to problems [...] that
> affected a small number of users". When I consider them "possibly
> security-related", it is because I am not clever enough to understand
> the actual code myself, but do know that they have "an unusual coding
> style" (see their FAQ section 3.21 for example:
> uw-imap includes libc-client used only by a few packages, which will
> need a binNMU. A notable use of libc-client is by the package php5-imap
> used by most webmail packages and quite popular.
> This new release of uw-imap requires approval by ftpmaster to get
> through the NEW queue. As I have mentioned in changelog, this is no
> longer stricly needed, but I consier it too risky to change that now.
> Yes, I know this is very late in the game. I have been unable to
> allocate enough time for preparing this release sooner.
> Kind regards, and hope to see some of you soon in Argentina :-)
> - Jonas
Adeodato Simó dato at net.com.org.es
Debian Developer adeodato at debian.org
Listening to: Andrés Calamaro - Rosemary