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Re: Perl 5.005 in potato

On Sun, May 09, 1999 at 05:23:01PM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> Also, FWIW, my major complaint about the release process is that we
> spend far too much time in `freeze'. Shortening the freeze is one way
> to fix this, although I, personally, don't think any of this `just wait
> until next time!'  is going to actually help: we tried that for slink,
> and slink's freeze took a month or so longer than hamm's. I much more
> for spending a good six or eight months without even *considering*
> freezing, personally. Again, YMMV.

I'm still convinced that the reason slink's freeze took so long is that
some major packages were uploaded just prior to it, because they
"needed" to be in. Just like people want to do with perl...

Mike Stone

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