Re: Re Re Xemacs needs help
On Mon, 1 Mar 2004 13:43:05 +0100, Jérôme Marant <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> Quoting email@example.com:
>> On Mon, 01 Mar 2004 02:37:34 -0600, Manoj Srivastava
>> <firstname.lastname@example.org> posted to debian-emacsen:
>> > This severity is *designed* to allow packages to live in
>> > unstable that should not yet go into testing.
>> But the practice of uploading to unstable something which cannot
>> reasonably be expected not to have RC bugs is questionable, agree?
> I agree with you. This is why I expect experimental to be autobuilt
> in order to easy the integration of such packages.
And I think we should not create wrong, arbitary expectations
of current practice (like, do not upload code not known ready for
release into unstable), and sit back and expect other people to
Historical practice has been to only use Experimental for
unknown quality packages (like nightly CVS builds) if a stable
versions *of the same package* exists already. New packages go into
Sid. In this case, no emacs-cvs package exists; so it should go into
Sid, not experimental.
If you exoect Experimental to be autobuilt, please set up the
infrastructure, get it working, and then ask the ftp masters to
accept your set of maintained auto-builders as official providers
of packages for the other arches.
I had another dream the other day about music critics. They were
small and rodent-like with padlocked ears, as if they had stepped out
of a painting by Goya. Stravinsky
Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com> <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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