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Re: Release update: base and standard frozen

On Sun, Aug 08, 2004 at 03:14:03PM +0200, Matthias Urlichs wrote:
> Hi, Matthew Palmer wrote:
> > I don't think it's going to be possible to encourage developers to upload
> > their packages at a slow but steady rate.
> Sure it's possible to _encourage_ people. Whether they actually _do_ it is
> a different problem altogether...

Heh.  Point taken.

> > Would it be technically possible to restrain testing propagation to all
> > packages initially uploaded before a certain date/time?
> It is. "Turn off upload to Unstable at that date". Easy.

There'd hopefully be something better than that available, because
disallowing uploads to sid just seems Wrong.  I only know what it looks like
from the developer's end, but a testing migration test that produced
something in the excuses like "Uploaded after 2004-08-15: not a candidate
for testing migration" or something of that sort.

- Matt

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