Re: Bug#508772: Please allow base-files 5 in lenny
On Mon, 15 Dec 2008, Rene Engelhard wrote:
> b) I can still prepare it without uploading it to bpo, no?
Yes, of course you can *prepare* it, but IMHO you should not ask
everybody to treat lenny as if it were already released as stable,
when it's not, or submit bugs of severity "important" against packages
in unstable when it's very clear that (if we do things the way we have
always done it) such "bugs" will never be present in a stable release.
> One could argue that /etc/debian_version should tell the truth, regardless
> of whether it's in a release (candidate) or in a development version.
And then I could argue that /etc/debian_version is almost always wrong
in testing and unstable (because of it saying "testing/unstable") and
that the time between now and the release of lenny does not deserve an