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Re: Question: How is debian-policy during freeze?

On Fri, Dec 24, 2010 at 13:57:33 +0100, Hans-J. Ullrich wrote:

> Dear developers, 
> how are you dealing with packages during freeze? 
> Are package versions, which are now in testing frozen even when they are not 
> working? Or do you exchange not working versions from testing against working 
> versikns from unstable shortly before the release?
> I just ask, because in the last days I discovered some packages, which are not 
> working in testing, but working in unstable. 
> One example is "bootcd" which in testing is (grave) version 3.22 and in 
> unstable (already fixed!) version 3.23. But version 3.23 is not being 
> transferred to testing since months.
> Doesn't that not brake releases?
Bugs don't get fixed in testing if they don't get reported.  There's no
release critical bug filed against the bootcd package in testing.


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