Staging area for hardy-proposed ?

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Sat Jun 7 14:12:25 BST 2008

On Fri, Jun 06, 2008 at 09:05:00PM +0200, Jan Claeys wrote:
> If they are experienced enough I tell them to enable it, install the
> package(s) they want and then disable it again, but for really
> inexperienced users this is too complicated.
> So, providing a special (virtual?) repository that only makes available
> those packages that might help to fix a bug would be really great...

You could use a PPA for this, and perhaps copy the desired packages into it
(I believe this can be done through the Launchpad web interface now, at
least for some cases).

Of course, all packages in -proposed are intended to fix *some* bug...

 - mdz

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