Re: Please unblock rsyslog 3.18.5-1
Michael Biebl wrote:
> Hi release team,
> please consider unblocking rsyslog 3.18.5-1.
> Although it is a new (bugfix only) upstream release, the actual code changes are
> very small, as you can see from the attached debdiff. About 3/4 are
> documentation updates.
> The upstream changes contain about a dozen bug fixes, two of them have already
> been reported against the BTS (#503940, #505991). Both are important bug fixes.
> As the actual code changes are very small, I decided against backporting the
> fixes (for one, it would require additinal work and there is always the chance
> of screwing up a backport fix)
> The packaging related changes are also important. Especially the fixes for
> #491672 and #500569.
> Given that rsyslog is now our default syslog for new installations, I expect
> that people will also start migrating to rsyslog for old installations, so the
> fix for #491672 will ensure a smooth upgrade.