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Re: Buildd vs. Cowbuilder: broken symlink in procps dev package on one architecture

* Cyril Brulebois <kibi@debian.org> [110822 23:51]:
> Michael Prokop <mika@debian.org> (22/08/2011):
> > * Adam D. Barratt [Mon Aug 22, 2011 at 07:11:08PM +0100]:
> > > Looking at the procps source package in unstable, it appears to have the
> > > same issue.  If that's the case, then I'm afraid your question should
> > > really have been "what's the proper way to address this issue in
> > > unstable and subsequently in squeeze".
> > 
> > Sure, but fixing the package in unstable doesn't modify the
> > behaviour within the stable release, which was the rationale behind
> > my question towards the issue in squeeze. :)
> The way to fix packages in stable is to fix them in unstable, wait for
> the fix to be tested well enough (reaching testing is usually a good
> indicator), polished if needed; then backported to stable. Hence Adam's
> reply.

I don't see us going to fix this in stable; I'll see if I can come
up with a reliable patch for unstable, but that's it.

christian hofstaedtler

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