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Re: backports during the freeze

على الخميس 23 شباط 2017 ‫07:41، كتب Athanasius:
> On Thu, Feb 23, 2017 at 06:19:41AM -0800, Afif Elghraoui wrote:
>> 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
>   Just to note that Experimental is an even worse idea for backports
> than Unstable.  See: <https://wiki.debian.org/DebianExperimental>

Experimental during a freeze is not the same as at other times. Package
updates that would normally go to Unstable are recommended to go to
Experimental instead, keeping Unstable open as a path for making the
minimal amount of changes to the frozen Testing distribution.

In that proposal, there is still the waiting period and the requirement
of no RC bugs. It doesn't mean anything out of Experimental can be


Afif Elghraoui | عفيف الغراوي

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