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Re: R 3.0.0 and required rebuilds of all reverse Depends: of R

Vincent Lefevre, le Tue 02 Apr 2013 15:15:38 +0200, a écrit :
> On 2013-04-02 15:09:43 +0200, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> > Vincent Lefevre, le Tue 02 Apr 2013 14:52:35 +0200, a écrit :
> > > I disagree. If the freeze occurred only once (almost) all RC bugs
> > > were fixed,
> > 
> > Problem is: until you freeze, new RC bugs keep getting introduced.
> But I would say, not many.

Yes, many. See some other reply: the RC bug count only really goes down
during freezes.

> Moreover really new RC bugs are introduced on packages where
> upstream is active (since the version is new), so that they
> have a better chance to be fixed quickly.

RC bugs are not only about upstream, it's also about packaging,
transitions, etc. It can easily become an intractable mess if things
keep getting changed. That's what the freeze it meant to avoid.


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