Staging area for hardy-proposed ?

Emmet Hikory emmet.hikory at
Wed Jun 4 17:38:33 BST 2008

Michael Vogt wrote:
> I would like to discuss if we should have a staging area for
> hardy-proposed for updates that need to go in together at the same
> time.
> I discussed this briefly with the launchpad soyuz team and one
> possible way would be to have a trusted private PPA that is used for
> the staging and then the results are copied over to
> hardy-proposed. This will put additional work on the archive-admins
> though (also I think we could script a lot of the consistency checks).

    The clamav team (1) has been using their PPA for just such
updates.  Once things are tested and prepared, they all get pushed to
-proposed together.  My understanding (as a non-member of this team)
is that ~ppaN versions are used until it is perfect, and then a
candidate version is uploaded for the SRU or backport, as appropriate.
 Once testing is complete, the packages are copied to



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