Review: Syncing from testing a success?
mdz at ubuntu.com
Fri Apr 9 11:03:21 BST 2010
On Thu, Apr 08, 2010 at 11:00:00PM +0200, Michael Bienia wrote:
> On 2010-04-08 21:41:48 +0200, Martin Pitt wrote:
> > (5) anything else that caused or eased problems that you can think
> > of
> Some packages might got no updates for lucid as the package didn't reach
> testing (for whatever reasons) but we got it from syncing from unstable
> in karmic. These packages need to get synced manually from unstable to
> benefit from package updates.
Why? Is it necessarily a bad thing if a package doesn't get updated? If it
doesn't enter testing, there may be a good reason for this (such as RC
> Another problem is: Debian removes packages from testing when they get
> to buggy, yet we keep them. Perhaps we should remove those binaries too
> if the same version gets removed from testing.
Very good point.
More information about the ubuntu-devel