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

Mario Limonciello superm1 at
Tue Nov 20 17:08:29 GMT 2007

Ah yes good point.  Well perhaps using the PPA to look over everything but
version number then would be in turn?

On Nov 20, 2007 10:17 AM, Scott Kitterman <ubuntu at> wrote:

> 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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