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Re: Bug in frozen package - aim at backports/volatile?

On Wed, Oct 6, 2010 at 13:15, Holger Levsen <holger@layer-acht.org> wrote:
> Hi Stefan,
> On Mittwoch, 6. Oktober 2010, Stefan Ott wrote:
>> I have a small question: I'm aware that Debian is currently frozen,
>> thus no new features can be added to squeeze. However, I maintain a
>> package [1] (I'm also the upstream maintainer) which has an annoying
>> but non-critical bug. The package is a parser for TV show episode
>> information and one of the sources recently changed some minor detail
>> in their data which messes up my tool's output.
> So this makes it an important bug ("a bug which has a major effect on the
> usability of a package, without rendering it completely unusable to
> everyone") which even qualifies for an update in stable (*). So if the patch
> is small and straightforward, getting it into testing via unstable, should be
> fine too. (Obviously the release team might decide they really want to
> concentrate on rc-bugs only atm and fix this bug later, once stable is
> released...)

Okay, thanks Boyd and Holger for your answers, I'll try to get it into
squeeze then.

Stefan Ott

"You are not Grey Squirrel?"

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