Re: FREEZE RESCHEDULED
Mike Goldman <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Kevin Dalley wrote:
> > When frozen is created, we always have frozen and unstable in
> > parallel. In fact, we must always have them in parallel, if we allow
> > new uploads. Having two branches allows people to either fix bugs or
> > release new unstable releases, according to their preferences. A
> > person with no bugs shouldn't be prohibited from uploading new
> > releases.
> I do not believe that this was the case with hamm and slink. I believe it
> *should* be the case, but IIRC there were no unstable uploads allowed
> during the freeze, only release critical bug fixes to packages in frozen
> were permitted until the release.
Yes, there were unstable uploads allowed during the last few releases.
Their might be a few days where unstable uploads are not allowed, but
it is a very short amount of time. Sometimes it was problematic when
a new library was uploaded which prevented one of my packages from
being compiled. Personally, I prefer to stay with frozen for as long