On Wed, 2010-08-25 at 00:45 -0700, Russ Allbery wrote: [...] > That last bucket of time is simply not available to work on the squeeze > release, period. If I weren't spending it on packaging new things for > Debian, I would not be spending it on Debian *at all*. I don't think you > actually would prefer that. No indeed, [...] > I, and I suspect many other people who are working on packaging new > software for their own reasons, am quite aware of the release and are > trying to stay out of the way. I'm uploading new upstream versions to > experimental and taking similar precautions to make sure that work > unrelated to the release doesn't interfere with the release. > > If there's a specific reason why uploading completely new leaf packages to > unstable causes problems for the release coordination, please do say so on > debian-devel. [...] I'm not involved in the release team so I don't feel qualified to make such a claim. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.
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