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Re: RFS: cppcheck, new upstream version 1.45


>> New upstream version was released, so I made a new Debian package
>>>>> of it.
>>>>> I'm again looking for a sponsor for it.
>>>>     Your package looks fine to me (as far as I have checked). Are you
>>>> aware of the freeze for Debian's squeeze release? Do you want this to
>>>> indeed go to unstable right now? Putting into experimental would be
>>>> another option.
>>> It fixes at least one segfault which occurs with old version (1.44) (No
>>> Debian ticket about it):
>>> http://sourceforge.net/apps/trac/cppcheck/ticket/1944
>>> There are a lot of other changes (170 closed upstream tickets).
>>> If it is up to me, I would put this into unstable, but someone with
>>> better knowledge about Debian policy and rules might have other opinion.
>> I guess what Christoph meant is the following: if you upload 1.45 to
>> unstable
>> you block this way for fixes to 1.44 in testing (and the RM will most
>> probably
>> not allow 1.45 to migrate to testing).
> Can this be asked from the RM?

You want to ask the RM whether they would accept 1.45 into testing? You can
contact the release team at debian-release@lists.debian.org.

As far as I know their last statement is
which basically says "RC bug fixes only" (the other categories don't seem to
apply here). And I don't see any RC bugs filed against cppcheck.


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