Re: Debian GNU/Linux 2.1r4 Released
So, we add the fixed package and re-release 2.1r4 as 2.1r4.5?
On Thu, 16 Dec 1999, Julian Gilbey wrote:
> Date: Thu, 16 Dec 1999 16:10:11 +0000
> From: Julian Gilbey <J.D.Gilbey@qmw.ac.uk>
> To: Wichert Akkerman <email@example.com>
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> Subject: Re: Debian GNU/Linux 2.1r4 Released
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> On Thu, Dec 16, 1999 at 02:54:27PM +0100, Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> > Previously Julian Gilbey wrote:
> > > Bit of a serious problem, really. (And the fixed package has been in
> > > proposed-updates since December 5th.)
> > But didn't mention that in the changelog nor was that stated on
> > debian-release, so it got rejected.
> > Wichert.
> Oh dear.
> But here's a question: uploads to stable are fairly infrequent and
> usually important (this one even had urgency: high). 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). Also, the
> changelog referred to two bug reports; either would have probably
> indicated the severity of the problem, or finally, the package
> maintainer could have been contacted in cases where there was still
> Essentially, it's a shame that a lack of communication led to this fix
> being left out of the slink update.
> Never mind, though. We live and learn.
> Julian Gilbey, Dept of Maths, QMW, Univ. of London. J.D.Gilbey@qmw.ac.uk
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