Re: Serializing transitions
On Monday, May 02, 2011 12:26:05 PM Jan Hauke Rahm wrote:
> On Mon, May 02, 2011 at 11:48:27AM -0400, Scott Kitterman wrote:
> > On Monday, May 02, 2011 07:31:31 AM Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
> > ...
> > > How we deal with freezes is the hard point in this discussion. I'm
> > > personnally in favor of the "freeze rolling for 3 months, then fork
> > > frozen and unfreeze rolling" plan, though it has some problems too
> > > (it is not clear whether the required manpower really decreases at
> > > the end of freezes).
> > - How do we allow for more parallel transitions so that rolling can
> > actually roll.
> > The first two points have gotten a lot of discussion. The third one, not
> > so much.
> I think PPAs can be used to fix that. IIRC that was one of the reasons
> they were brought into discussions in the first place last year (or
> whenever that was). Weren't they?
I think that's the theory, but AFAIK no one has sat down and mapped out how
the whole process would work. If Debian is going to have a true rolling
release then someone needs to invest time in this.