Hi, On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 12:32:20PM +0200, Teodor MICU wrote: > 2011/1/27 Philipp Kern <firstname.lastname@example.org>: > > The volatile functionality will be provided by squeeze-updates instead. > > I think "squeeze-updates" is more appropriate than "-volatile" as the > target for accepted uploads to "squeeze-proposed-updates". I think > this is not only a cosmetic change, but also one that will allow you > to overcome the situations like the one from Debian 5.0 regarding the > upload of spamassassin via volatile for 2010 new year change. > > However, I see that "testing-updates" was not created as an alias to > "squeeze-updates" the same way "testing-proposed-updates" is an alias > to "squeeze-proposed-updates". This should not be done right now, but > it should be done (probably by FTP team) during the "testing" -> > "stable" transition next week when Debian 6.0 will be released. possibly. The only value I see in this is the transparent "we upgrade to the next stable version when it's released" way of upgrading. Apart from that we're not entirely unhappy with only using codenames instead of suite aliases. Kind regards Philipp Kern  Which means skipping release notes, recommended upgrading procedures and the like.
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