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Re: broken $MIRROR/dists/$CODENAME/Release file

bob@proulx.com (Bob Proulx) writes:

> Otavio Salvador wrote:
>> While I see your reasons for the message, I'd say that you're wrong
>> since debian-cd is used from svn even for point releases (just, in
>> this case, from a branch).
> I think what you are saying by this (even if not intended) is that
> packaged versions of debian-cd should not be used and the svn version
> is the only supported version.  If that is true then the package
> should be removed from stable.  On the other hand if the package is
> useful and supported then bugs should be accepted against the stable
> version of the package.

It's supported for this kind of bug (critical) but not others.

So I'll look the proposed change and see if Steve can apply for for
next point release.

> This is a fundamental discussion that has been talked about on various
> Debian lists for a very long time.  Is the BTS for stable or unstable?
> Is stable supported or is only unstable supported?
> *I don't want to solve it here!*  I am just pointing out that this
> basic paradigm schism seems to be at the core of this topic point.


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