Re: Bits (Nybbles?) from the Vancouver release team meeting
On Mon, Mar 14, 2005 at 11:12:29AM -0500, David Nusinow wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 14, 2005 at 09:54:49AM -0600, John Goerzen wrote:
> > It is not unstable that I am (most) worried about.
> > It is the lack of any possibility of a stable release that concerns me.
> > Even if the people for a given arch were to build a stable etch, it
> > would have no home in Debian, would suffer from being out of the loop on
> > security updates, etc.
> Well, we do know the security team needs help. What I'd love to see is each
> port have someone on the security team to handle their specific bugs, binary
> builds and testing. That might scale better and decrease the overall load on
> the team. This is all in line with what seems to be the central thesis of the
> proposal: shift more of the core burden to the porters. Of course, this does
> demand a lot, but the burden has to go somewhere, and the people currently
> carrying large portions of it are saying they can't do this any more.
Notice too that the exact same people whose help is needed are those that are
pissed by this proposal, and whose help has been repeteadly rejected in the