Re: Release update: freeze progress, closing date for non-RC fixes
On Wed, May 18, 2005 at 07:17:46PM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> 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  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
I could have sworn I checked packages.debian.org before writing this...
> Steve Langasek
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