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Re: COUNT(buildd) IN (2,3) (was: Re: Bits (Nybbles?) from the Vancouver release team meeting)

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Stephen Gran <sgran@debian.org> wrote:

>> > Thus the problem is less in the development and more in the support
>> > of testing requirements (all arches in sync) and stable support
>> > (security response time). Therefore the N<=2 requirement is only
>> > needed for tier-1 arches but not for the tier-2 which will not
>> > officially release a stable.
>> What is the detailed reasoning for this requirement anyway ? 
> I thought that was fairly clear - a 12 day build of a security fix is
> unacceptable, especially since it hampers getting that fix out the door
> for everyone else.

Then we have to adjust our security support policy. Define Tier-1
archs for security support, release updates for them first. Then for
the others. I fail to see how this could be a problem.

Some people here are looking for problems, when they should be looking
for solutions. Please stop thinking backward.


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