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Bug#447774: Please mention proposed-updates (fwd)

Hi Martin

please would you consider this revised patch (attached, against r5518).
Tobias has taken a look and seems content with it.


Index: en/upgrading.dbk
--- en/upgrading.dbk	(revision 5518)
+++ en/upgrading.dbk	(working copy)
@@ -328,6 +328,16 @@
+<section id="proposed-updates">
+<title>The proposed-updates section</title>
+If you have listed the <literal>proposed-updates</literal> section
+in your <filename>/etc/apt/sources.list</filename> file, you should remove
+it from that file before attempting to upgrade your system.
+This is a precaution to reduce the likelihood of conflicts.
 <section id="userbackports">
 <title>Unofficial sources and backports</title>
Index: en/whats-new.dbk
--- en/whats-new.dbk	(revision 5518)
+++ en/whats-new.dbk	(working copy)
@@ -340,6 +340,46 @@
+<section id="proposed-updates">
+<title>The proposed-updates section</title>
+All changes to the released, stable (and oldstable) distribution go
+through an extended testing period before they are accepted into the
+Each such update of the stable (oldstable) release is called a point
+release. Preparation of point releases is done through the
+<literal>proposed-updates</literal> mechanism.
+Packages can enter <literal>proposed-updates</literal> in two ways. 
+Firstly, security-patched packages added to security.debian.org are
+automatically added to <literal>proposed-updates</literal> as well.
+Secondly, &debian; developers may upload new packages directly to 
+<literal>proposed-updates</literal>. The current list of packages
+can be seen at <ulink url="&url-ftpmaster;/proposed-updates.html">&url-ftpmaster;/proposed-updates.html</ulink>.
+If you wish to help test updates to packages before they are formally
+added to a point release, you can do this by adding the
+<literal>proposed-updates</literal> section to your
+deb     &url-debian-mirror-eg;/debian &releasename;-proposed-updates main contrib
+deb-src &url-debian-mirror-eg;/debian &releasename;-proposed-updates main contrib
+The next time you run <command>aptitude update</command>, the system
+will become aware of the packages in the
+<literal>proposed-updates</literal> section and will consider them
+when looking for packages to upgrade.
+This is not strictly a new feature of Debian, but one that has not
+been given much exposure before.
 <section id="backports.org" condition="fixme">
 <para >TODO: write about probability backports.org becoming official</para>
Index: release-notes.ent
--- release-notes.ent	(revision 5510)
+++ release-notes.ent	(working copy)
@@ -39,6 +39,7 @@
 <!ENTITY url-d-i-i18n "http://d-i.alioth.debian.org/i18n-doc/languages.html";>
 <!ENTITY url-debian-list-archives "http://lists.debian.org/";>
 <!ENTITY url-debian-mirrors "http://www.debian.org/distrib/ftplist";>
+<!ENTITY url-debian-ftpmaster "http://ftp-master.debian.org/";>
 <!-- an example mirror w/o trailing slash -->
 <!ENTITY url-debian-mirror-eg "http://mirrors.kernel.org/debian";>
 <!ENTITY opn-irc-server "irc.openprojects.net">

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