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Re: Bits (Nybbles?) from the Vancouver release team meeting

Scripsit David Schmitt <david@schmitt.edv-bus.at>
> On Monday 14 March 2005 12:05, Robert Lemmen wrote:

>> - there must be a way for a scc arch to get a stable release. why don't
>>   we either keep testing for scc archs but not do releases, so the
>>   porters can do their own stable releases of their arch or have
>>   per-arch testing? (the latter might lead to a source package explosion
>>   i think)

> AFAI can tell, anybody can host an archive of packages built from stable 
> sources for a scc or unofficial port.

"Unofficial" is the word. Essentially you are asking the
unter-architectures to spilt off and form their own organization
separate from Debian.

> If on the other hand nobody can be found to recompile packages after
> DSAs are released for this arch, I believe the arch shouldn't be
> released for Debian as stable.

But there are several other reasons why the current dictum would
prevent an architecture from providing stable packages.

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