Re: Please do NOT upload packages with newer versions than in wheezy to squeeze-backports
On Sat, 25 Aug 2012, Harald Dunkel wrote:
> On 08/24/12 14:13, Thorsten Glaser wrote:
> > On Fri, 24 Aug 2012, Dmitrijs Ledkovs wrote:
> >> Time to open the backports-sloppy pocket?
> > Not really. Because, how do you know that what you upload
> > to unstable at the moment will migrate to jessie?
> I think the point is, there is a constant demand for up-to-date
> packages providing upstreams' new features & bug fixes. During
> the freeze only bug fixes are allowed to be integrated, but for
> complex packages it is almost impossible to cut a clear line
> between bug fixes and new features. Zabbix, for example.
> Version changes aren't allowed for Wheezy anymore, Squeeze's
> debian-backports is bound to Wheezy's testing, Jessie's infra-
> structure isn't ready to go yet, so what options do we have?
> IMHO Debian shouldn't freeze completely, but just the Wheezy
See the thread about sloppy. That is the place to be. And btw. Thorsten is
not talking for the ftpmasters of backports. We are planning to give
exceptions for -sloppy during the freeze (something like: if your package is
exepected to end in jessie, you are allowed to upload).