Re: Who checks for bugs fixed in unstable but not in sarge?
* Adrian Bunk (firstname.lastname@example.org) [040812 12:25]:
> it's obvious that freezing testing requires the extra amount of work for
> someone to check every single frozen package with a more recent version
> in unstable whether sarge lacks required fixes.
> They might be RC bugs like #237071, but it's also possible that an
> upload fixed a security bug  or other RC issues that had no RC bug or
> no bug at all in the BTS .
> Most of the work will be after the full freeze, but even the base freeze
> has over 40 such packages that require manual checking.
> It's obvious, that it wouldn't work to say the maintainers of the
> packages were responsible for this task.
Well, of course, the base reponsibility is with the package
maintainer. AFAICS, Jeroen is keeping overall track now.
> Since I astonishingly discovered that this task hasn't been completed
> for the frozen base packages until now, I'd like to know which member of
> the release team is responsible for doing this task?
Why do you think this task is not worked on, if you're not subscribed
to -release? (And of course, Jeroen is not member of the release team,
but I don't care for that as long as the job is done.)
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