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Re: Question to all candidates about stable point releases

On Tue, 07 Mar 2006, Andreas Barth wrote:
> > It seemed obvious to me. If uploads to s-p-u are blocked for approval by
> > the SRM, this needs to happen just after a point release so that s-p-u is empty
> > to start with the new system (probably because once a package is in s-p-u,
> > there's no easy way to remove it and removing manually doesn't make much sense).
> And what is the problem to introduce that with 3.1r3 or even 3.1r4?

There's none apart of requiring again work from ftpmasters the next time.
And since good programmers are lazy ... :-))

Anwyay it looks like aj is ready to implement it now, so I don't see why
Joey would refuse that. But the relation between aj and Joey are quite
complicated [1], and maybe aj is trying to get the required input now by
postponing the stable release so that Joey has a good reason to reply.

(Again the second paragraph is only a possibility, I may be wrong)


[1] I remember the problems of communication between them when aj worked
on changes to dak for the second security team (according to aj's blog).
Raphaël Hertzog

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