SRU policy for universe (was Re: Pending SRU Request; What to do?)

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at
Tue Nov 20 16:17:44 GMT 2007

On Tuesday 20 November 2007 10:42, Mario Limonciello wrote:

> Another idea I was proposing was maybe requiring it to be sent to an
> ~ubuntu-dev or ~motu PPA.  I say a team PPA because then you won't be
> filling up your already possibly in use personal PPA that people might
> subscribe to who don't need the fix yet.   Typically you aren't looking for
> linda/lintian/packaging changes on an SRU but instead you want
> functionality.  This could then lower the barrier for people having to do
> large SRU builds locally since they could just wget the debs from the team
> PPA.  Also, could SRUs be cross pocket copied over from the PPA to
> -proposed this way?

I think cross-sopying would require the PPA upload to use the actual proposed 
version number, but I don't think you can do successive uploads to a PPA with 
the same version number, so I don't think this would be a good idea, even if 
it is possible.

Scott K

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