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Re: Perl disaster in the making

Le Mon, Jul 05, 1999 at 12:44:19AM +0200, Martin Bialasinski écrivait:
> For GNOME, a staging-area did a fair job in collecting all packages
> and then moving them simultaniously into Incoming (after a dinstall
> dry-run), when a consistent stage was reached (OK, it was delayed too
> much, but you get the picture). 

How many developers were concerned by this staging area ?

For the perl upgrade, ~250 packages have to be updated, involving
115 developers.

> Could we use such a thing in future major changes? This will minimize 
> such coordination of upload problems.

That may be something useful, but nothing that is likely to happen if tools
for creating and managing such a staging area aren't packaged. 

Hertzog Raphaël >> 0C4CABF1 >> http://prope.insa-lyon.fr/~rhertzog/

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