Debian Sync - Re: Let's Discuss Interim Releases (and a Rolling Release)

Jeremy Bicha jbicha at
Thu Feb 28 20:11:27 UTC 2013

On 28 February 2013 14:33, Micah Gersten <micahg at> wrote:
> Yes, but our britney doesn't delay migration to allow for testing of the
> built packages or block based on RC bugs filed.  I see us getting to the
> point at some time in the future of being more stable than testing in a
> rolling release, but I don't see it right now.  Perhaps if we had our
> own version of unstable/testing in the rolling release, we could
> approach that level of quality.  However, being that Debian has
> maintainers for each package (in theory) and we don't, I'm not sure that
> Ubuntu has the manpower to do this type of split.

I think we need to train our britney to block on Debian or Ubuntu RC
bugs. Maybe this will also allow the Kubuntu developers to package the
KDE beta updates without needing to worry about those getting picked
up in the next (monthly?) update cycle.


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