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

Marc Haber <mh+debian-devel@zugschlus.de> writes:

> The ftp team has a history of strongly discouraging uploads that they
> don't feel like accepting (such as a package that would download
> eicar.com from the internet and place it in a defined place where other
> packages might find and use it) and of killing of packages on grounds
> that "nobody sane would use them", such as clamav-data, which force-died
> in the course of volatile moving under the ftp team's reign.

I completely support the FTP team's refusal to accept completely
automatically generated and automatically signed (unattended) packages in
the archive.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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