Idea: review + massive sync of Debian changes not involving new upstream versions?
siretart at ubuntu.com
Thu Mar 18 11:33:01 GMT 2010
On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 11:36:26 (CET), Stefan Potyra wrote:
> Am Wednesday 17 March 2010 19:43:10 schrieb Lucas Nussbaum:
>> 5 lines summary:
>> For universe packages that don't have anybody looking at them, I
>> propose that, instead of letting them rot after Debian Import Freeze,
>> we instead review the Debian changes that don't introduce new upstream
>> versions, and continue to sync them (manually) to Ubuntu to get all
>> the bug fixes that happen in Debian.
> While I think that's a noble goal, I fear we lack manpower to do this.
Well, AFAIUI, Lucas suggests that creating an annotated and properly
sorted (by e.g., priority, #bugs, etc.) was not terribly complicated,
given that all that data is already stored in UDD.
I think such a list would be a great opportunity for fixing low hanging
fruits, if it can be
a) easily updated
b) easily commented by contributors, to quickly triage false positives
Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4
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