Re: [cut-team] Time to merge back ubuntu improvements!
On Sat, 2013-01-12 at 17:14 +0000, Adam D. Barratt wrote:
> On 12.01.2013 16:11, Svante Signell wrote:
> > Or to say it differently:
> > experimental being really for new stuff
> > unstable unfrozen always:
> > - stable+1 if no freeze
> > - stable+2 if in freeze
> > - and stable+1=unstable at the freeze time.
> This is similar to what used to happen before the testing suite existed
> - unstable was copied to "frozen" and that was beaten in to shape until
> it was suitable for release. "testing" was designed and implemented by
> the Release Manager of the time to try and avoid the issues created by
> that situation.
> Please do some research on why things exist before suggesting getting
> rid of them, particularly in favour of thing they replaced. (The
> debian-devel post explaining the introduction of testing really isn't
> that difficult to find.)
Of course there was a reason for introducing testing. And I did not
propose it to go away either. It should stay for packages marked as
being part of unstable at freeze time. Probably a separate repo for
frozen unstable is needed.