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Bug#869667: stretch-pu: package xkeyboard-config/2.19-1



On Thu, 2017-08-24 at 22:59 +0530, Pirate Praveen wrote:
> On വ്യാഴം 24 ആഗസ്റ്റ് 2017 09:46 വൈകു, Cyril Brulebois wrote:
> > Great thing that point releases usually happen once every 3 months, right?
> > 
> > Anyway: right now, D-I Buster Alpha 1 has the priority; point release
> > material can definitely wait.
> 
> But it is blocking everyone, as it can't go into updates without your
> ack. Packages in stretch/updates are available immediately to users once
> it enters the archive.

There appears to be some confusion here.

stretch/updates is in the security archive and therefore irrelevant to
this discussion.

Before the point release, your upload will be in proposed-updates.
Packages in proposed-updates are available once a member of the Release
Team has accepted them from the stable-new queue. That still requires
users consuming proposed-updates, which most don't.

Finally, stretch-updates is a special distribution which the Release
Team can push packages from proposed-updates to under some
circumstances. That still requires the package to have been accepted
into proposed-updates first as per the above, and I'm not convinced that
this upload would meet the criteria for such a release.

Regards,

Adam


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