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Re: problems with the concept of unstable -> testing


Dne Tue, 16 Dec 2008 07:02:59 +1100
Russell Coker <russell@coker.com.au> napsal(a):

> Currently any time I want to update a package for Lenny it has to go through 
> unstable and testing first.
> If the Lenny freeze time was short this MIGHT be considered to be only a minor 
> obstacle to development.  But as the freeze is getting longer and we have a 
> GR which could make it a lot longer this seems like a significant problem.
> If I upload a significantly newer version to unstable (which I would like to 
> do for some of my packages as part of ongoing development that will lead to 
> Lenny+1) then AKAIK there is no way to put a minor update in Lenny (unless I 
> was to use an epoch change which would be horrible and might require changes 
> to several other packages).
> I think that we need a way to upload to Lenny without involving unstable.

I thought testing-proposed-updates is for that...

	Michal Čihař | http://cihar.com | http://blog.cihar.com

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