Staging changes for future SRU landings

Julian Andres Klode julian.klode at
Wed Aug 28 19:24:10 UTC 2019

On Wed, Aug 28, 2019 at 06:32:13PM +0100, Robie Basak wrote:
> Finally, please note that it is essential to carry out SRU verification
> on the bug as usual as soon as it enters proposed because we do not want
> to burden a future SRUer with verification of your bug. If timely
> verification is not performed, then as usual the "staged" upload is a
> candidate for deletion, and a future SRUer is quite entitled to base
> their upload on the version prior to your staged upload instead. If this
> happens, the future SRU will not include your changes.

Does this work sensibly, though? AFAIUI, the tools will set the bug
back to verification once you upload a follow up (at least if you
pass -v<version in -updates> to dpkg-buildpackage, which IIRC is
kind of expected, as otherwise bug closure emails end up weird).

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