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Re: support for merged /usr in Debian

Am 16.01.2016 um 23:38 schrieb Philipp Kern:
> On Sat, Jan 16, 2016 at 04:07:12PM +0100, Marc Haber wrote:
>> There was a time when we released when it was finished. Now it seems
>> like we aim to release at all cost when the calendar says that we
>> should.
> No. We always ignored the last bunch of bugs. At some point you need to
> make the call that we're going to release. The freeze is a burden on
> the developers, so getting rid of packages the maintainers do not care
> about and nobody else knows how to rescue or to argue why the problem
> should be ignored for $release is one way to relieve the burden on
> others. In short you cannot hold the project hostage.

Amen. I'm much happier how the last couple of releases were handled. The
release team(s) did an outstanding job.
And things like autoremovals are a god send. I'd like to see more of
those automated QA checks which weed out unmaintained packages.


Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the
universe are pointed away from Earth?

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