Debian Sync - Re: Let's Discuss Interim Releases (and a Rolling Release)
micahg at ubuntu.com
Thu Feb 28 20:15:28 UTC 2013
On 02/28/2013 02:11 PM, Jeremy Bicha wrote:
> On 28 February 2013 14:33, Micah Gersten <micahg at ubuntu.com> 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
This makes sense. But, we'd need to be able to flag certain Debian RC
bugs as not affecting Ubuntu where appropriate.
> 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.
This won't help as using britney to block migration means that it won't
get testing by end users.
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