how to request a package update?
cjwatson at ubuntu.com
Mon Apr 24 13:58:21 BST 2006
On Mon, Apr 24, 2006 at 09:25:04AM -0300, Alexandre Strube wrote:
> If the package is in main, the only way to have it updated is between
> releases. If the new release cycle is in the beginning, just ask for the
> maintainer (it will probably be sync'ed from Debian anyway). It's not
> the case now. Today, you have to ask for a exception in the Ubuntu
> Version Freeze (uvf).
"Upstream Version Freeze"
> Oh, the new release must be in Debian.
Not universally true.
> If the package is in Universe and Multiverse repositories, the process
> is easier, there's no need to ask for exception,
You still need a freeze exception; see
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DeveloperResources for the process.
> and the package can even add new features.
... sometimes. Again, it's a case-by-case decision.
Colin Watson [cjwatson at ubuntu.com]
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