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Re: Questions to testing/unstable



On Mon, 07 May 2001, Michael Meskes wrote:
> On Mon, May 07, 2001 at 01:51:12PM -0300, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> > Most of us don't bother too much with testing, unless we're trying to get
> > something into testing for one particular reason or another (such as, the
> > package in testing is too damn buggy, or has a security hole).
> 
> Whow! Now that is a great explanation. We started testing for a reason. If
> all of us think that way we can as well stop using testing at all, as it

Please see my reply to Hebert Xu, later on the thread.

> will only contain packages from the old stable and some that are just
> developing to slowly to remain in quarantine.

That's not the only problem that holds packages out of testing. Check the
output of the testing scripts, and see how many are held due to dependency
problems as opposed as to being 'too new'.

-- 
  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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