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Re: When are upstream CVS updates pulled?

At Wed, 17 Sep 2003 20:47:13 -0400,
Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 17, 2003 at 06:47:34PM -0500, Art Haas wrote:
> > Hi.
> > 
> > As a curious user I'm wondering when the next upstream CVS pull will be
> > made. In a larger sense, just when or how is the decision to do
> > this made? There have been lots of patches applied to upstream glibc
> > since the middle of July, and some of those have been pulled into
> > Debian's libc6 package. Is upstream to unstable right now, or is the
> > plan to pull only key bug fixes from upstream into the package? Are
> > other factors at play, like a platform specific issue?

"Bug fixes for releasing sarge".

> Literally, whenever it's convenient.  When we're trying to push a new
> glibc into stable, which we have for two months now, we try to avoid
> CVS pulls.
> The upstream tree is _never_ stable, across all Debian architectures.
> Everyone using glibc appears to use the same pull/stabilize cycle.

Yes.  We should stabilize the current libc6 for releasing sarge these
days without any RC bugs.

-- gotom

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