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Re: xdelta, "grave" bug 147187, time left

On Sat, Jan 13, 2007 at 11:28:11AM +0100, A Mennucc wrote:
> this bug's severity was debated a lot; in the end , it was decide to
> downgrade it

> fast forward to today: since I would need to use xdelta across 32bit and
> 64bit archs (see
> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=147187;msg=53    )
> I found a patch that should solve the problem; this patch is used in
> RedHat version of the package.

> So the question to d-release team (and to the mantainer) is:
> should/could I NMU a new version with this patch applied?

That question isn't one the release team really has authority to answer,
since the bug isn't being treated as release-critical.  So the normal NMU
policy should apply here, not the 0-day NMU policy.

> Also, how much time is left before Etch is released?

At least three weeks from the time we have a fixed kernel package in
unstable, and quite probably more than that.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
vorlon@debian.org                                   http://www.debian.org/

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