Backports, timeliness etc

Martin Pitt martin.pitt at
Tue Mar 6 09:30:46 GMT 2007

Hi Tollef,

Tollef Fog Heen [2007-03-06  9:07 +0100]:
> I think we still need to work out what expected response times from a
> backport is approved until when it can be expected to be available
> is.  Same for syncs, etc.

Indeed they seem to pile up. In our previous archive team meeting,
Colin and Sebastien raised their hands for backports; should this be

> We can either discuss this here or have a short meeting on
> #ubuntu-meeting; whatever people prefer.

I haven't touched backports yet because I'm not yet familiar with the
policy. Also, it's quite infeasible for archive admins to actually
test backports, so I guess there are some community people we can
trust, like jdong?


Martin Pitt
Ubuntu Developer
Debian Developer
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