Re: Backports integrated into the main archive
Charles Plessy schrieb am Monday, den 18. March 2013:
> Le Mon, Mar 18, 2013 at 01:59:02PM +0100, Gerfried Fuchs a écrit :
> > Dear users and supporters of the backports service!
> > The Backports Team is pleased to announce the next important step
> > on getting backports more integrated. People who are reading
> > debian-infrastructure-announce will have seen that there was an
> > archive maintenance last weekend: starting with wheezy-backports the
> > packages will be accessible from the regular pool instead of a separate
> > one, and all backports uploads will be processed through the regular
> > upload queue (including those for squeeze-backports and
> > squeeze-backports-sloppy).
> Dear Gerfried, Backports team, and FTP team, this is awesome !
> Many thanks for making this happen.
> This integration opens the theoretical possibility to "migrate" a package from
> testing to backports. In the case of packages with good regression tests, this
> would be economical for everybody.
> Is that something considered for the future ?
I don't think so.
I never want to get lost of the "human" component in the process.
Alex - backports ftpmaster
Alexander Wirt, firstname.lastname@example.org
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