Re: binNMUs v.s. source-only uploads.
On 2009-10-28, Charles Plessy <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> By the way, I just realised that binNMUs directly update the binary packages in
> Testing, shortcutting the 10 day evaluation period. (See
> http://packages.debian.org/squeeze/amd64/r-cran-epibasix/download for example,
> where r-cran-epibasix was only binNMUed five days ago).
This does not only affect binNMUs but all builds. If a build for, say, hppa
arrives on day 9, it won't get much testing. Now you can debate the amount
of testing on a specialized package on hppa, though it's basically the same