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Re: Release update: freeze progress, closing date for non-RC fixes

On Thu, May 19, 2005 at 12:55:12AM +0200, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> On Tue, May 17, 2005 at 04:42:35PM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> >...
> > According to <http://bugs.debian.org/release-critical/>, the official
> > count of release-critical bugs affecting testing is 61.  Since security
> > bugs are an, er, "renewable resource", and can be fixed out-of-band, we
> > can exclude them from our reckoning and get the number at the bottom of
> > <http://bts.turmzimmer.net/details.php?ignore=sid&ignsec=on> instead,
> > which is 41.  This is pretty good progress, but it's still a far cry
> > from the estimate of 15 RC bugs that our timeline called for by this
> > Wednesday.  We fortunately did put a little bit of padding into this
> > timeline, but being off on the RC count by a factor of 2-3 is stretching
> > things a bit, y'know?
> >...

> I'm not a big fan of your metric, but if you are using it please note 
> that at least the following issues make your numbers at the URL you are 
> referring to [1] lower than they actually are:

> - relevant pseudo-packages are not listed (the "kernel" pseudo-package 
>   alone has 3 RC bugs)

Fair point, thanks.

> - the exclusion of bugs that are tagged both "sarge" and "sid"
>   (e.g. #303860) is obviously wrong

Actually, it's the tags that are now wrong on that bug, because celestia has
been removed from sarge.  'ignore=sid' ignores bugs that *only* apply to

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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