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Re: XFree 4.2.0 - again

On Wed, Apr 24, 2002 at 07:12:41PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 25, 2002 at 11:13:30AM +1200, grolschie wrote:
> > 2). I don't think anybody realistically expected Brandon to have XF 4.2.0 in
> > Woody. A couple of debs in unstable would be nice tho.
> Just FYI:
> I cannot both do that and properly take care of woody.  If I upload
> 4.2.0-1 to unstable, then I can't ever again release 4.1.0-anything to
> unstable.  At least not with out signficant manual hand-holding from the
> FTP admins, and they have plenty of other things to do.  And because of
> that, if I uploaded 4.2.0-1 to unstable I'd better pray that no
> release-critical issues arose in whatever version of 4.1.0 was in
> testing.
> This ceases to be a concern when woody releases.  4.2.0 can go to
> unstable and ultimately propagate to testing, and updates to 4.1.0 can
> go to stable-updates.
> BTW, it's spelled "Branden".  ;-)

Out of curiosity (please note, I'm *not* asking for it; Woody is too close,
whether it comes out May 1 or later, to expect much time invested); would
this also cause problems if 4.2.0-1 went into sid? Or is that unlikely to
get enough active feedback from folks to be more useful than the current
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