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Re: Updating scanners and filters in Debian stable (3.1)

On Mon, Oct 04, 2004 at 11:46:29PM +0200, Andreas Barth wrote:
> * Francesco Paolo Lovergine (frankie@debian.org) [041004 19:40]:
> > What we probably need is the infrastructure to support the volatile
> > archive (buildd support and pools) and a general policy for those kind 
> > of updates. Program choices could be done later, as for point releases.
> I think the major difference between volatile and backports.org should
> be that volatile makes also "releases", and between two releases, only
> security fixes are done on the archive. This gives the benefit that it
> doesn't require that often administrator action (and perhaps an staging
> area where the newest things are in, and that is moved to stable once
> everything is done).

Yep, that was the idea behind the need of a policy and a RM.

Francesco P. Lovergine

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