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Re: [internal-projects] [Debian-multimedia] Start an official internal project!

Le Sat, Feb 15, 2003 at 10:15:32AM +0100, Jesus Climent écrivait:
> > I thought that packages entering testing were bug-free wrt > grave
> > severity bugs, and that an unstallable package does qualify as a grave
> > bug.  Am I missing something?  Actually I was thinking about following
> > testing, so your statement perplexed me a bit.
> At the moment, because of the gcc transition, we have a libc6 package (2.3.1,
> IIRC) stalled in unstable. New packages compiled against that particular
> version of libc6 won't enter testing, even though they might be solving
> security/other bugs encountered in old (read already in testing) packages.

"might" ... let him work based on testing, and he will be essentially safe.
It's only from time to time that he will have an annoying bug in
testing requiring him to provide a fixed package either himself or in
cooperation with the maintainer (read direct upload to testing).

> That kind of situation would lead you to release something based on a broken
> release of Debian.

No. That's not the general case, that's the exception.

Raphaël Hertzog -+- http://www.ouaza.com
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