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Re: Debian GNU/Linux 2.1r4 Released

On Thu, Dec 16, 1999 at 05:20:39PM +0100, Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> Previously Julian Gilbey wrote:
> > But here's a question: uploads to stable are fairly infrequent and
> > usually important (this one even had urgency: high).
> There is a surprising amount of packages that get uploaded for stable
> that are completely irrelevant and sometimes even broken..

Oh dear, that's not very good.

> > I was personally not aware that important fixes had to be announced on
> > debian-release (it's not in the developers-reference or elsewhere,
> > AFAIK).
> They don't have to be announced, but that is where we coordinate releases
> so if you want to be sure something is included it's in for your own benefit
> to post a note there.

Please could we put something in the developer's reference about this?
(cc'ing to developers-reference@packages)

> > Essentially, it's a shame that a lack of communication led to this fix
> > being left out of the slink update.
> Please reupload it and mention in the changelog that it's a Y2K update;
> I'll make sure it gets mentioned on the Y2K webpage as well then.

I'm passing this on to the tetex-* maintainer to handle.



  Julian Gilbey, Dept of Maths, QMW, Univ. of London. J.D.Gilbey@qmw.ac.uk
        Debian GNU/Linux Developer,  see http://www.debian.org/~jdg
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