new packages freeze policy

Michael Bienia michael at
Fri Aug 31 21:00:59 UTC 2007

On 2007-08-31 00:12:41 -0700, Scott Ritchie wrote:
> On this note, I got completely confused by the deadline.  I read that
> the upstream version freeze deadline was August 30th, so I planned to
> upload my packages on the 30th.

I guess you mixed up UpstreamVersionFreeze and NewPackage for Universe
Freeze. The first was already on August 16th.

> In other words, my package (Wine) is a day late and I'd like it reviewed
> anyway.  Although, Wine has gotten about 3 UVF exceptions for the past
> three releases, so I'm not particularly worried.  It's in REVU now
> anyway.

You are already two weeks late (for UVF) as wine is not a new package.


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