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Re: delay of the full etch freeze

Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> wrote:

> According to http://ftp-master.debian.org/new.html, the oldest package in
> NEW is 3 weeks old.  3 weeks ago was more than a full month after the
> original proposed base freeze date for etch[1].

That might be misleading, because the date is reset when you do a new
upload.  The two packages that were oldest for a while (latex-cjk and
friends, now they are processed) have been in there for nearly a month,
but then we made an upload that only changed the maintainer e-mail
address, and they suddenly looked young...

>  Sorry, no, I'm not going to
> lose any sleep over such packages not making it into etch before the freeze.

I agree.

Regards, Frank
Dr. Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX/TeXLive)

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