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Re: Question to all candidates about stable point releases

On Wed, Mar 08, 2006 at 12:54:58AM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
>   Dec 14th, 2.6.8 and 2.4.27 advisories get released, the first
>             kernel updates for sarge
>   Dec 17th, 3.1r1 gets released
>   Dec 20th, 3.1r1 gets announced 
>   Jan 20th, DSA-946-1 is released for sudo, breaking the buildds,
>             and introducing critical bugs 349196, 349549, 349587, 349729
>   Feb  6th, Joey mails indicating he'd like to release the update
>             at the end of Feb (27th/28th) or a little bit later at
>             the end of February. "let me know if this is ok for
>             you - or if this is not ok for you"
>   Feb 22nd, I mail both Joey (as SRM) and the security team noting the
>             queue changes that should happen "with a stable update
>             coming up"

I note that it took you 16 days to reply, and that you seem to want to
build a dependency between a change which is not strictly needed to
make a point release (if it were needed, why was it possible to
release 3.1r1?) and 3.1r2. May I ask why?


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