Re: splitting a source package into 2 source packages
On Sat, 26 Feb 2005 09:56:29 +0100, David Schmitt
>On Saturday 26 February 2005 08:45, sean finney wrote:
>> so i'm thinking these two packages should be generated from their own
>> respective tarballs (and i'm not sure why they weren't in the first
>> place). however, one thing that's not clear to me is whether or not the
>> new second source package will have to make it through the NEW queue.
>> if it does, this is a problem given that NEW seems to be stalled and the
>> previous version of the package will be totally broken when the other
>> is updated.
>Upload it to experimental. When the packages reach it after NEW-processing,
>you can re-upload them to unstable without any delay.
Even uploads to experimental are currently stalled by ftpmasters not
processing NEW packages without any official statement for the cause.
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