Re: Firefox, the Release and what should a debian developer do?
Wouter Verhelst writes:
> Andrew Pollock wrote:
> > So go forth and package it, throw it in unstable,
I agree with Andrew. The package should go into sid immediately. At
normal urgency, there's plenty of time to file a release critical bug
if need be.
> That's what it's for; and that's how the GNOME team recently tested
> GNOME 2.6 before they uploaded it to unstable.
That's a different scale, isn't it? Gnome consists of a few dozen
packages, many of which are libraries that other packages depend on.
Flaky Gnome packages could easily fry half the installation, I don't
see that danger with firefox.
> If you want to try this, coordinate with the release team (at
> -email@example.com), and only upload to unstable when you think it's ready.
We will eventually release sarge, not sid.
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