Re: How does testing work? (was: Re: A question about update-excuses (was Re: testing is broken))
On Thu, Apr 12, 2001 at 04:12:38PM +0200, T.Pospisek's MailLists wrote:
> On Thu, 12 Apr 2001, Anthony Towns wrote:
> > On Thu, Apr 12, 2001 at 02:04:30PM +0200, T.Pospisek's MailLists wrote:
> > > On Thu, 12 Apr 2001, Anthony Towns wrote:
> > > > > Thanks for the explanations. In the update-excuses for python2, I see
> > > OK, this is about the x-th time questions about the logic behind inclusion
> > > in testing come up.
> > Have you looked over http://ftp-master.debian.org/testing?
> Yes. A quote from the same page:
> * There's some explanation about this that was posted to the
> * debian-devel-announce list some time ago. It's outdated now
Outdated doesn't mean wrong. The changes are that we're using the pool,
not the bizarre hack I was expecting at the time.
> > I think it answers all the questions you've asked.
> A random questions of the ones I've asked not covered there: Where's the
] 2. The code is available via anonymous ftp from cvs.debian.org. Set
] our CVSROOT to :pserver:firstname.lastname@example.org:/cvs/dak, module
> There's YAQAT (yet another question about testing) by Peter S Galbraith
> posted about the same time I wrote my general inquiry. If the inclusion
> procedure into testing would be clear people wouldn't have to ask.
If you'd followed the link, you'd have seen:
] 3. For each of these new source packages it checks:
] a. That the package has had two weeks of testing,
] or it's a medium or high urgency package (and has
] had either one week, or three days of testing).
] b. That each binary has been recompiled for each arch
] it's on.
] c. That each binary has 0 RC bugs, or fewer than the
] testing version does .
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