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Re: Would an ABI change of apt for DDTP support still be accepted?

Andreas Barth <aba@not.so.argh.org> writes:

> Hi,
> * Otavio Salvador (otavio@debian.org) [060928 08:47]:
>> I would like to ask you to review again your position. This code is
>> around since 3 years ago and in use on Ubuntu too. Are too few
>> packages that will need recompile.
> How does it come that the code isn't promoted at the beginning of a
> release cycle, but at a time where the base freeze has happened?

I personally think that Michael took too long time to upload it to
unstable. Unfortunatelly. It's out of my hands to push it since he's
the maintainer.

> Is the code already uploaded to experimental? If so, for how long?

Yes, it's. The first upload to experimental that I can locate is:


> The problem with "only a few packages" is - almost every change "only
> affects a few packages", but if we cannot reduce the number of changes,
> there is no way to release.

I'm sad to agree with you but it's true :(

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