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Re: Release management and testing problems

On Fri, Aug 02, 2002 at 04:26:30PM +0200, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 02, 2002 at 04:20:52PM +0200, Santiago Vila wrote:
> > Speaking about new libraries, there is not a requirement anywhere that
> > source package names must be shared across different library releases.
> > If we have libfoo1 and libfoo1-dev generated by source package libfoo
> > (or libfoo1) in testing, and we upload to unstable new libraries
> > libfoo2 and libfoo2-dev using libfoo2 as the source package name, what
> > exactly prevent those new packages to enter testing in ten days provided
> > they are bug-free? Nothing.
> > If I'm missing anything please tell me.
> Afaik completely new packages require manual action by the ftp-admins
> before they are accepted to /sid,/ this could take some time.

Uploads with new components, such as the libfoo2 binary package above,
require manual action even if the source package name stays the same, so
it would make no difference there.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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