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Re: support for merged /usr in Debian

On Sun, 17 Jan 2016 08:39:02 +0000, Neil Williams
<codehelp@debian.org> wrote:
>On Sun, 17 Jan 2016 09:07:56 +0100
>Marc Haber <mh+debian-devel@zugschlus.de> wrote:
>> On Sun, 17 Jan 2016 00:20:33 +0100, Michael Biebl <biebl@debian.org>
>> wrote:
>> >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 am not opposed to autoremovals. I am opposed to removing packages
>> and not letting them back in after the bugs were fixed just because we
>> can. We have never done this, and we shold not do that for stretch.
>That is just an untruth, sorry.
>At some point before the end of every freeze for every release, we have
>*always* done this. It is inevitable. It may be (and preferably will
>be) a short period at the very end of the freeze.

Of course. What I have understood is that this will be general freeze
policy from the beginning for stretch. I might have misunderstood in
the talk, and I didn't find a general freeze policy document to read
up on this yet.

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