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Re: Status of lenny transition?

Joachim Breitner wrote:
> Hi,
> Am Mittwoch, den 28.01.2009, 08:15 -0600 schrieb John Goerzen:
>> I notice that the packages I uploaded for the ghc 6.8.2dfsg1 transition
>> -- which were apparently needed urgently -- are still just sitting in
>> unstable, and have not migrated to lenny.  When will this happen?
> AFAIK, luk is the member of the release team responsible for the ghc
> migration, you can probably ask him. My guess would be that there are
> some package not built everywhere yet. Theoretically, one can find out
> here:
> http://ftp-master.debian.org/testing/update_output.txt
> after
> Trying hint from luk: ghc6/6.8.2dfsg1-1
> But I don’t understand that output fully.

The last output line for the hint tells what would still get broken by
pushing it in. I'm handholding the last builds/binNMUs to get it all

>> I ask because I am near to releasing HDBC 2.0, and obviously can't
>> upload it to unstable until the version that needs to go to lenny has
>> migrated. I have several other packages already waiting on this as
>> well.
> I suggest you upload that to experimental. At least it’s the lesson I
> learned from the ghc6 issue: Only put stuff in sid that is somewhat
> suitable for the current testing, even if frozen (or maybe NEW stuff). I
> was just lucky that my packages, who have seen new versions in unstable,
> are not affected by the transition.

Yes, as a general rule that's true and in the current stage of the
release definitely!



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