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Re: Release update: base and standard frozen

On Sat, Aug 07, 2004 at 04:30:58PM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> "You're only supposed to blow the bloody doors off!"
> As of last night, thanks to Daniel Silverstone, no more base (as
> installed by debootstrap) or standard (by priority) packages will be
> accepted into testing from unstable.
> Fixes for RC and important bugs, as well as updated package
> translations, are still allowed through uploads to
> testing-proposed-updates. These uploads will be manually reviewed and
> approved by the release team; we would appreciate, even more than usual,
> that diffs be kept to an absolute minimum so that our job is easier.
> Please review your changes with 'debdiff' or similar before uploading.
> If in doubt, get in touch with debian-release@lists.debian.org first.

I have a package (dictionaries-common) that provides two debs,
dictionaries-common (standard) and dictionaries-common-dev (optional). This
last contains the ispell-wordlists-myspell policy document and has a bug
about the architecture the ispell dict packages must have in one special
case. Since this only affects the "optional" .deb, can I upload this change
to testing-proposed-updates?

Also you mention updated package translations, does this include *new*
translations or only fixes to existing ones?

Thanks for all your work with the sarge release, and please, cc me on replies.



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