Re: Debian Releases (was: Show me the money)
On Thu, Aug 28, 1997 at 01:40:32PM -0500, Guy Maor wrote:
> Brian White <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > It won't make any difference. It should be as obvious as possible what
> > its purpose is without that. Its affordance says "bo updates" in a
> > far louder voice than the readme says "bo untested".
> Fair enough. Let's make a 1.3.1.r3  release so that most of its
> contents move into bo. Then I will change bo-updates to bo-untested.
> That will affect the mirrors as little as possible.
> Brian, you and I both go through the packages there and decide which
> packages should be installed, rejected, or require further testing (ie
> - remain in bo-testing). Then we compare our lists and resolve any
> disagreements. After that I'll make a release.
> I'll make my list tonight and mail to debian-qa.
This changes would be very good. PLease consider changing the symlinks to
correct them. At the moment, they show:
200 PORT command successful.
150 Opening ASCII mode data connection for /bin/ls.
drwxr-xr-x 13 10248 1608 1024 Aug 28 18:10 .
drwxr-xr-x 16 10248 1608 1024 Jul 15 23:17 ..
lrwxrwxrwx 1 10248 1608 6 Apr 17 15:17 .message -> README
lrwxrwxrwx 1 10248 1608 2 Jun 6 12:54 Debian-1.3 -> bo
lrwxrwxrwx 1 10248 1608 2 Jul 2 23:25 Debian-1.3.1 -> bo
...and this both shouldn't be equal, I think.
Thank you, Marcus
>  It will be called revision 3 because there were 2 slipstream
> changes to bo. First, I removed a few packages from bo and hamm
> outright - npasswd-boulder was so buggy as to be downright dangerous;
> qcrack, mailpgp, and color-cal had unclear and missing copyrights, and
> the maintainer ignored repeated requests to correct them.
> Second, new bootdisks were added at one point. I should have
> documented these changes in the ChangeLog earlier, but I will now.
> Mea culpa.
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