Lucid auto-syncing with Debian testing

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at
Sun Nov 1 22:15:08 GMT 2009

On Sun, 01 Nov 2009 22:32:28 +0100 Matthias Klose <doko at> wrote:
>On 01.11.2009 22:10, Robbie Williamson wrote:
>> Please see
>> Note that our synching from testing is *only* for the LTS release.
>IMO that's a bad idea which doesn't help starting lucid at all.
>  - you rely on unstable -> testing transitions which currently
>    are blocked by eglibc/xulrunner/sqlite. waiting for every
>    such transition hinders lucid, it doesn't help it. The
>    merge/sync window is short enough this cycle, please don't
>    delay it further.
>  - For an LTS we are going to try reducing the number of
>    versions for a software; consolidating on the versions
>    that Debian currently switches to reduces the amount of
>    resources spent on these tasks.
>To get advantages, we should start syncing from unstable, and later
>switch to syncing from testing.


Once Debian freezez we should sync from Testing up until at least Beta Freeze (and for Universe 
all the way to Final Freeze).

Scott K

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