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Re: [RFC, LONG] Proposal: DAK - automated migration of udebs

On Wed, May 16, 2007 at 07:53:50PM +0300, Anton Zinoviev wrote:
> [I am not subscribed to debian-release, only to debian-boot.]

> On Wed, May 16, 2007 at 12:32:47PM +0200, Frans Pop wrote:

> > An initial idea was to allow udebs to be out-of-sync with the source in 
> > testing (i.e. allow source and debs to migrate earlier than the udebs). 
> > This idea was vetoed by Steve Langasek for release management reasons and 
> > general quality considerations.

> Another option would be to make two testing distributions with
> independent migration of the packages -- one for d-i and another for
> the rest of Debian.  This way we have the benefits of the undisturbed
> migration of the debs to testing while in the same time all packages
> have sources.

Source packages need to be in sync for debs vs. udebs at the time of
release, and split migration doesn't ensure that this is possible.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
vorlon@debian.org                                   http://www.debian.org/

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