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Re: A new Priority level, ‘backports’ ? (Re: unstable/testing/[pending/frozen/]stable)

On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 17:12:49 +0900, Charles Plessy wrote:

> Le Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 09:17:02AM +0200, Joerg Jaspert a écrit :
> > 
> > So what backports "priority" actually says is "my package is such a
> > bullshit that I don't want it ever released, but I am fine with putting
> > burden on the people keeping backports running instead". I think we have
> > a way already dealing with this: Don't upload them.
> These packages are not that bad, since the FTP team accepted them…
As far as I can tell the FTP team bases its accept/reject decisions on
whether it's legal for us to distribute a package (and whether it's
suitable for the component it was uploaded to in terms of the dfsg), not
whether it's a good idea to put that package in the distribution.


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