Re: [SRM] Uploading new upstream stable version to Squeeze?
On Sun, Sep 04, 2011 at 06:28:51PM +0200, Aurelien Jarno wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 01, 2011 at 10:04:42PM +0100, Adam D. Barratt wrote:
> > On Mon, 2011-08-29 at 23:30 +0200, Aurelien Jarno wrote:
> > > On Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 04:30:41PM +0100, Adam D. Barratt wrote:
> > > > On Sat, 2011-08-13 at 14:47 +0200, Aurelien Jarno wrote:
> > > > > On Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 10:48:51AM +0100, Adam D. Barratt wrote:
> > > > > > Given the timescales of the upcoming 6.0.2 and the larger-than-usual
> > > > > > size of the diff, we'd prefer to look at getting this uploaded early in
> > > > > > the 6.0.3 cycle, to give us a longer period with the updated version
> > > > > > available for testing.
> > > >
> > > > We're now rather late in the 6.0.3 cycle - in fact, the point release
> > > > should already have happened (there's been a small amount of scheduling
> > > > fail).
> > >
> > > Does it mean we should consider it for the 6.0.4 cycle instead?
> > That might be a better idea, but possibly depends on when the 6.0.3
> > release ends up being, which is somewhat up in the air still; sorry for
> > messing you around on this. Hopefully we'll have more of a plan soon.
> > > > > Unfortunately the 2.11.4 release never happened upstream, it's seems to
> > > > > be blocked currently.
> > > >
> > > > Is there any hint as to whether that's likely to be a short-term issue,
> > > > or to persist for some time?
> > > >
> > > Given I haven't got any answer to the mails I sent to the call for
> > > testing thread, I don't expect this issue will be fixed soon.
> > That is rather unfortunate, indeed. :-(
> There has been some activity on the 2.11 branch upstream, with some more
> fixes (mainly integrating patches we had in Debian), though we don't
> have much informations about when 2.11.4 is going to be released.
The status is that glibc 2.11.4 will be released when Debian feels it
is ready, as we are the main testers here. I am planning to do some more
testing of the current SVN on more machines, and everything seems fine
around the release of 6.0.3, I'll ask around for the release of 2.11.4.
I can then upload it to stable just after the release of 6.0.3, which
should give us sufficient additional testing before the release of
How does it sound to you?
Aurelien Jarno GPG: 1024D/F1BCDB73