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Re: Bits from the Release Team - Kicking off Wheezy



Heya,

Raphael Hertzog <hertzog@debian.org> writes:
> I understand members of the release team feel particularly responsible to
> do various release-critical tasks that should have been done by the
> maintainers but haven't (for various reasons). And I guess that's the
> reason of your remark.
>
> But that's not scalable ultimately. So I think it's a good move to say
> we support testing and we expect every maintainer to take care of their
> packages there (as opposed to the current situation where too much of that
> work is left in the hands of the release team).

Saying that will not make people do it. We have also said that "we will
fix bugs in a frozen testing distribution", but that doesn't mean that
everyone does it. Raphael, just announcing that something should be done
doesn't get stuff done.

Marc

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