Bug#242021: back to main menu after reading net-drivers.floppy (2004-04-04, oldworld ppc, netinstall with floppies)
On Mon, Apr 05, 2004 at 10:30:50AM +0200, Björn Stenberg wrote:
> Holger Levsen wrote:
> > Hi,
> > > Björn's page is broken.
> > >
> > > There is no automatic testing propigaton of udebs. Period. All
> > > propigation happens when someone tells me a good reason to put a udeb
> > > into testing, or when they are all copied from unstable as part of a
> > > release.
> > Björn, I like the service and insight your pages offer very much. but, could
> > you please "fix" your page, e.g. add a "disclaimer" ;-) and explain that
> > there are some packages which are treated differently than others regarding
> > moving from testing to unstable ?
> Absolutely, as soon as I understand what the difference is.
> base-installer is listed in update_excuses.html as all other candidate packages:
> base-installer (- to 0.066)
> - Maintainer: Debian Install System Team
> - 2 days old (needed 2 days)
> - base-installer has no binaries on any arch
> - base-installer (source) is buggy! (1 > 0)
> - Not considered
> This is the input data my script uses, along with the Packages and Sources files. How can it tell that base-installer is being treated differently than other packages?
Because it is an .udeb, and is originating from the debian-installer
> Just adding a blanket disclaimer is not helpful, IMHO.
Probably just using a list of packages which are in the power of the d-i
team would be enough, you could write the above stuff, and a warning
that this is a d-i package, and thus gets handled manually ?