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Re: About Testing Freeze and KDE

Le 11 déc. 2014 à 11:41, Andrei POPESCU <andreimpopescu@gmail.com> a écrit :

> On Mi, 10 dec 14, 23:10:36, The Wanderer wrote:
>> IOW, if version 2.2.4 of a program is packaged, and upstream releases
>> version 2.3.0 after the freeze, it might be reasonable to stick with
>> 2.2.4 in preparing testing for release - but if upstream releases 2.2.5
>> as a bugfix release for the 2.2.x line after the freeze (even if
>> upstream has not released 2.3.0 yet), shouldn't 2.2.5 be included in
>> testing, as part of preparing testing for release?
>> I think that's a reasonable sort of question. There might be solid
>> answers to it, reasons why it would be better to stick with 2.2.4 rather
>> than include 2.2.5 in the release, but so far I don't think the thread
>> is providing them.
> Because the answer depends on too many factors.
> - is this really just a bug-fix release?
> - how serious are the bugs being fixed?
> - how intrusive are the changes?
> - does the particular upstream have a good track record in such matters?
> - what about the package maintainer?
> - etc.

So it depends on the maintainer? Is there any public information about how a certain maintainer thinks about / handles that?

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