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Re: backports during the freeze

على الخميس 23 شباط 2017 ‫07:02، كتب Rhonda D'Vine:
>    Hey,
> * Afif Elghraoui <afif@debian.org> [2017-02-23 15:19:41 CET]:
>> I was mostly hoping for some kind of arrangement as was proposed for the
>> last freeze [1], which included allowing uploads from Experimental (not
>> necessarily Unstable) after a 10 day waiting period. I think it would be
>> good if we could somehow shield users of current Stable from the effects
>> of the freeze.
>  Right, it's a good proposal and makes sense (especially since my second
> point may (or may not) be ignored to some extend and self-control from
> the uploaders, thus I deleted it out now), but there is still my first
> point as blocker:
>> على الثلاثاء 21 شباط 2017 ‫01:04، كتب Rhonda D'Vine:
>>>  *) the changeroots in the buildd network aren't confirmed to be there
>>> yet, and I doubt they will, because stretch isn't stable yet, so having
>>> a "stable-backports" chroot won't work, it won't be stable.
>  Before the chroots aren't there (and that's in buildd admin hand) it's
> not possible to move any further from here.  Past discussions to get
> that done were very tiring and left the impression that the generation
> of the corresponding chroots is a big burden, and offers to help to
> reduce that overhead (because it needs to get done regardless, even
> without backports involved) were not responded to.

Hm. I guess that's that, then. Many thanks for your patient explanation.


Afif Elghraoui | عفيف الغراوي

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