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Re: unstable -> testing delay

On Mon, Nov 19, 2001 at 03:39:24PM -0600, Chris Lawrence wrote:
> On Nov 19, Groucho Marx wrote:
> > Exactly how long a package must wait in unestable before being included
> > into testing for every value of urgency? Is it automated of human-driven?
> It is automated.  low = 10 days, medium = 5 days, high = 1 or 2 days
> (I forget).  I don't know how emergency is handled...

High is 2 days, and emergency means no delay at all.

However, this just describes the delay before a package is considered
for inclusion in testing. If there are other problems such as
synchronization on all architectures or missing dependencies then they
will hold it up even after this time.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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