Re: Trigger Rally version 0.7
Thank you very much for your quick answer, Stephan.
True, I didn't consider backports.
Now I finally need to learn my way around building Debian packages ...
I fear I will bother this list again if I have some specific question.
(This is hopefully the right place to do so.)
> Hi Onsemeliot,
> sadly you missed the freeze. No new source packages at the moment.
> this doesn't mean that you have no chance to package this bullseye at
> You can start by creating a package for Debian Sid, and once Bullseye
> released, you can create a backport for Debian. Backports aren't
> shipped by
> default, but can be enabled in one line. Usually for gaming purposes,
> would enable it anyway.
> On Sat, 10 Apr 2021, 08:43 Onsemeliot, <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Hi games team members,
> > originally I wanted to learn how to create packages for Debian in
> > order
> > to add the new Trigger Rally release myself. But yesterday I red
> > that
> > Debian is already in freeze. Therefore, I would be to late for the
> > next
> > release anyway – even if the new version was ready yet. We made
> > quite
> > some progress but unfortunately don't have a new version ready to
> > release yet.
> > I am sad because I really wanted to include our progress into
> > Bullseye.
> > On the other hand I didn't make any progress in creating any Debian
> > package yet. Therefore, we are kept back on two fronts.
> > So is Debian really already in freeze and we couldn't add a new
> > version
> > now anyway? If there still was an opportunity I would rather make a
> > new
> > release quickly than miss the new Debian version.
> > The following post isn't clear to me because Trigger Rally surely
> > isn't
> > a key package and I don't understand what "packages without
> > autopkgtests" are:
> > https://release.debian.org/bullseye/freeze_policy.html
> > Cheers
> > Onsemeliot