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Re: nodejs 6.9 in unstable, manual transition, schedule

Quoting Jérémy Lal (2017-01-04 10:12:44)
> 2017-01-04 10:04 GMT+01:00 Andrey Rahmatullin <wrar@debian.org>:
>> On Wed, Jan 04, 2017 at 09:54:34AM +0100, Jérémy Lal wrote:
>>> i really think it would be best to have nodejs 6.9 in next debian release.
>>> That version is currently in experimental and i was about to upload it
>>> to unstable, but i tried to do things right and prepared the addons
>>> that need to be rebuilt and binNMUed, then opened a transition bug
>>> #849505.
>>> No answer yet, people are busy, and the number of concerned packages
>>> is low (a dozen or so), should i just rebuild and upload them myself ?
>> The transition freeze was on Nov 5.
> This is not very smart - i'm talking about something that will make 
> future maintenance and security patches easier, something that is easy 
> to do and that i can even do alone.
> Contrast this with an openssl 1.1 upload few days before the 
> transition freeze. I don't get it.

libssl transition was coordinated with the release team well before the 

Apart from giving up and let things rest as they are (or fall apart and 
get kicked out), I believe there is also the option of asking the 
release team for permission to do the transition even if late.

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