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Re: PROPOSAL: "Staging Areas"

On Wed, 24 Feb 1999, Jules Bean wrote:

> On Wed, 24 Feb 1999, Santiago Vila wrote:
> > This is a good idea, but I have yet another idea:
> > 
> > dists/stable
> > dists/unstable
> > dists/experimental
> > 
> > i.e. move experimental above unstable and use it as the "staging area".
> > [...]
> There is, however, a technical advantage to having distinct staging areas
> for specific projects, such as getting all of the gtk-* in sync.

Which would be the technical disadvantage of having a common stage area
(dists/experimental) for all projects?

As long as different projects do not share package names, what kind of 
problems would be expected to be found?

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