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Re: fwupd_1.2.6-1_amd64.changes ACCEPTED into unstable

On Tue, Apr 02, 2019 at 03:03:14PM +0000, Mario.Limonciello@dell.com wrote:
>> From: Steve McIntyre <steve@einval.com>
>> There's a potential problem with uploading new versions like this when
>> we're frozen, though. If we have to do a new upload for Buster for a
>> security fix or (maybe more likely) to tweak how we're doing the
>> signing setup for Secure Boot, things have just got much more
>> complicated. :-/
>> Please consider this in future - uploads to unstable are primarily
>> expected to be releasable.
>Oh I see.  I should have realized this.
>I should have probably put this in experimental then.
>Sorry about that.  Hopefully this doesn't have to spin before buster, otherwise
>It's probably going to mean epoch for ugly versions like 1.2.6really1.2.5.

ACK. This can be a worry around freeze time, and I guess you've not
seen this kind of thing happen. It's not the end of the world, just
maybe a bit more effort. I'm guessing you don't see the same kind of
thing happen in Ubuntu...

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
"...In the UNIX world, people tend to interpret `non-technical user'
 as meaning someone who's only ever written one device driver." -- Daniel Pead

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