Re: Debian 2.2 Release.
Tomasz Wegrzanowski <email@example.com> writes:
> > Regards, Nils.
> If upstream says true that app is stable, 99% bugs can be detected
this is total lunacy. We have apps that are rock solid (eg, Listar)
that the upstream still uses a 0.x version number for. We also have
error-prone, beta-ish apps (eg, gnome) that the upstream
says are stable. Would you automatically put a new Gnome into Debian
just because the upstream says a new one is stable? Surely not! With
all those libraries, you better do some testing first.
> by lintian, apt-get install newapp, try it once, apt-get remove newapp.
> It would be really strange if new version introduced command which name
> conflicts with other package's or breaked menu-system or couldn't work
> with Debian infrastructure if old one could.
> If there is any doubt, we can delay it a week or two,
> without denying it from frozen.
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