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Re: Update on "upload of GNOME 2.6 to unstable" status

On Thu, May 20, 2004 at 12:49:33PM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> On Tue, May 18, 2004 at 05:39:20PM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> > > We have not changed gnome2.4 packages for
> > > weeks/months, if you fear for sarge we just need to put a RC bug on
> > > atk/glib/gtk/pango from Gnome2.6 in unstable. 
> > 
> > There's no "just" about that. Doing that really does screw things up
> > pretty majorly: packages in unstable with RC bugs need to be fixed
> > _quickly_. Not immediately, maybe, but not after months and months either.
> So, the right thing is to fix the testing-proposed-update mechanism to
> make that happen, is it not ? What is actually the problem in having the
> testing script applied to testing-proposed-updates also, and have it
> being autobuilt ?

That's actually exactly the current state. However, it's more difficult
to get user testing of t-p-u uploads before they get into testing, so
it's not really something we want to rely on too much.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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