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Re: binNMUs v.s. source-only uploads.

On 2009-10-28, Charles Plessy <plessy@debian.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

Kind regards,
Philipp Kern

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