[kubuntu-devel] Re: KDE 4.1.3 into intrepid-updates

Jonathan Riddell jriddell at ubuntu.com
Mon Nov 10 23:21:18 GMT 2008

On Mon, Nov 10, 2008 at 04:26:40PM +0100, Martin Pitt wrote:
> Hi Jonathan,
> Jonathan Riddell [2008-11-10 11:40 +0000]:
> > I'd like to proposed KDE 4.1.3 can be moved to intrepid-updates. 
> You mean -proposed? They haven't been in -proposed, and I didn't see
> any SRU bugs for calling for testing, etc.

Yes, via -proposed.

> How much testing did they get so far? Is this documented anywhere?

It has got wide testing through the community from -backports.  We
don't have it documented anywhere, can you point me to an example of
how this is done with Gnome?

> > I'd also like to ask about a standing allowance for KDE bugfix
> > releases to go into -proposed/updates.
> This needs to be ack'ed by the Technical Board [1]. Is there a policy
> somewhere which kind of fixes go into stable point releases, and which
> kind of testing they receive?
> My personal feeling is that it's a good idea in general. However, I
> still remember the time when a microrelease completely broke SSL in
> konqueror; at that time, it had also been tested for several days
> already, and nobody noticed it. So if this gets a standing exception,
> it should follow the standard SRU bug/testing/verification
> documentation procedure, similar to the GNOME updates.

Yes it should follow the same procedure, I'll take this to a future
tech board meeting.


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