Re: freeze exception requested for RC bug (wrong copyright file)
Vincent Danjean wrote:
> As Dennis Brakhane report in #493967, I made a mistake when writing
> debian/copyright when I started packaging mercurial: I talk about
> GPL-v2+ instead of GPL-v2 only.
> My upload 1.0.1-5 has only the debian/copyright changed (switching
> to the new proposal format at this occasion) [and debian/changelog of
> Can it get a freeze exception ?
> I also just see that upstream released on August, 13 a minor bug-fix
> version of mercurial. The changelist is available here:
> Do you think that I would be allowed to package it for lenny ?
> If yes, I will do it immediately. If no, I will wait for the lenny release
> before packaging it.
No, I don't think it would qualify.
> Note that, according to upstream, this release fix two security bugs.
> One (CVE-2008-2942) is already fixed in the current package (patch
> backported). The other one is not.
Feel free to backport this second issue too if the changes are not too