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Re: [debian-volatile] SA 3.2.3 available (for test purpose)

On Tue, 2007-11-06 at 09:48 -0200, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> On Mon, 05 Nov 2007, Martin Zobel-Helas wrote:
> > spamassassin 3.2.3-0.volatile1 is currently available in
> > etch-proposed/volatile. Before we accept it to etch/volatile i would
> > like to ask some experienced SysAdmins to do some (more extended testing
> > as we did) of the package and report back any problems you find to
> > debian-volatile@lists.debian.org.
> > 
> > As soon as we are convinced that SA 3.2.3 works as expected i will
> > move the package to etch/volatile and send an official announcement.
> I wonder if spamassassin is volatile material?  It certainly fits
> backports.org (and I use the backport on production), but I have always
> thought of volatile as something with exactly the same importance and
> connotation as main.
> Which means that, should a volatile spamassassin upgrade change ABIs, we
> would also need to update amavisd-new, and anything else that links directly
> to spamassassin perl modules...
> It would feel weird to have amavisd-new in volatile.  

I don't have strong feelings about it but amavisd-new is the one package
that I have always hoped to find in volatile. 
but that's probably just because that would scratch MY itch.

> And it would be
> extremely wrong to have anything in volatile *break* it and NOT have an
> updated one available in volatile, so we would have to, should it happen.
> The same is valid for any other package.
> IMO, it is best to leave stuff like spamassassin out of volatile.
> -- 
>   "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
>   them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
>   where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
>   Henrique Holschuh


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