Re: NEW processing
Michael Meskes wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 04:24:59PM +0100, Cyril Brulebois wrote:
>> Mike O'Connor <firstname.lastname@example.org> (25/03/2009):
>>> Yes, there have definately been times when packages are rejected from
>>> NEW that only got there becuase of a package addition. I'd say its
>> And while the new package is kept out, the package currently in the
>> archive might not be suitable at all. In the case of a single binary
> Or the package staying in the archive might even have a security problem. Yes,
> even that happened.
Well, it's a bad sign that people are mixing the fixing of RC/security
bugs with new (binary) packages unless the bugs cannot be fixed without
them (which usually is *not* the case).