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Re: Release update: GNOME 2.8, yes; freeze date waiting for infrastructure

On Tue, Nov 30, 2004 at 09:59:03PM +0000, Simon Huggins wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 30, 2004 at 09:21:25PM +0100, Andreas Barth wrote:
> > Getting testing-security up and running is blocking on a couple of
> > changes to the archive configuration.  Security uploads are first
> > uploaded to their own archive while the security announcement is in
> > preparation, and later (via a tool called 'amber') uploaded to the
> > main archive.  At the moment, it would be possible for an upload to be
> > accepted by the security archive but then rejected by the main archive
> > due to the automatic requirement that all packages in testing-security
> > have a version no greater than that in unstable.  Losing security
> > uploads this way isn't acceptable, so there has been discussion among
> > the archive maintenance team about how to fix this.  A pseudocode
> > solution has been constructed and is now being implemented.  Once
> > that's done, we should see testing-security support soon afterwards.
> Thanks for the update.
> You say "a couple of changes" but then seem to list only one (changes to
> amber).  Is there something else blocking this as well?

A lack of clarity on my part, I think. The above is the only issue I
know about, although I'm sure the single issue requires multiple changes
to the archive configuration to fix. I shouldn't have put it that way,


Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson@debian.org]

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