Re: [2001-11-29] Freeze Update
On Fri, Nov 30, 2001 at 01:09:27PM +0100, Eduard Bloch wrote:
> More or less experience, but:
> - how to you make sure that package do not build dependency chains, so
> they can be extracted out of Sid and be taken to Woody
You can't. Build-deps aren't checked for testing at the moment (and have
> - how can I maintainer tell to FTP master or their scripts that _this_
> version is to be frozen, and the newer versions are allready
> experimts with new features and not meant for testing? AFAICS there
> is no such interface between maintainers and FTP maintainers.
File a serious bug against your package, with the version where you started
making changes given in the Version: pseudo-header. cf:
] is a severe violation of Debian policy (that is, it violates a
] "must" or "required" directive), or, in the package
] maintainer's opinion, makes the package unsuitable for release.
Or you could upload your experiments to experimental instead.
> I see trouble, sooner or later.