Re: A concrete proposal for rolling implementation
On Wed, May 4, 2011 at 6:40 PM, sean finney <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Wed, May 04, 2011 at 10:25:35PM +0200, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
>> On Wed, May 04, 2011 at 02:24:12PM +0200, Josselin Mouette wrote:
>> > What to do during freezes
>> > -------------------------
>> > If we want to do something different though, there is a simple recipe:
>> > allow packages to be picked up from unstable, but also from
>> > experimental.
> One issue that would need to be addressed with experimental is that
> opening a migration route anywhere out of experimental might come as
> an unpleasant surprise to some, since there's a standing expectation
> that it's a pseudo-suite where we can put stuff that we don't necessarily
> want to try out in unstable. Not an insurmountable problem (either we
> change that or introduce yet another psuedo-suite for this purpose),
> but worth note anyway.
Indeed. I guess we could specify a flag in this overrides file that
says whether or not it's fine to fetch from experimental (defaulting
to off). That way it would be up to the maintainer to specify that
experimental is good and stable enough for rolling.
I really like this new proposal, nice job.