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Re: "Automatic" backports

On 09/30/2011 01:17 AM, Cyril Brulebois wrote:
> Thomas Goirand <thomas@goirand.fr> (30/09/2011):
>>> In fact, it might be a good idea to formalize the requirement, i.e. "Package 
>>> must have been available for download in testing for 72 hours prior to the 
>                                                          ^^^^^^^^
>>> backport being available".
>> Well, sometimes, a package that works in Testing, after a while, doesn't
>> work because of the dependencies evolving. That doesn't mean that the
>> backport wont work, since Stable will continue to be the same. So with
>> your 72 days requirement, you are blocking some backports to ever be done!
>        ^^^^^^^
> Hope this helps.
> Mraw,
> KiBi.

It does. My apologies.


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