Re: Some updates not contained on point release DVDs
On 26.09.10 Adam D. Barratt (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> On Sun, 2010-09-26 at 21:12 +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote:
> > It's worth asking
> > the stable release manager(s) or the security team why these updates
> > have not made it into the lenny point releases. I'm interested
> > myself...
> Packages from stable-security only get accepted in to
> proposed-updates (and therefore into stable) once the packages are
> available for all architectures; otherwise, once the package is in
> proposed-updates, the standard autobuilders will try building it
> for the missing architectures which will cause problems if the
> package is later provided via the security archive, as the packages
> will most likely not be identical but will have the same version
Many thanks for your extensive answer!
> This information can also be seen in the "resolution pending"
> section of http://release.debian.org/proposed-updates/stable.html ;
> hopefully the above is sufficiently detailed, but please let us
> know if there are any further queries.
So there is a chance that these builds gets a future point release of
Debian lenny (if there will be one), right?