Feature Freeze and bug fix releases

Emilio Pozuelo Monfort pochu at ubuntu.com
Thu Feb 14 22:01:15 GMT 2008

Michael Bienia wrote:
> On 2008-02-14 22:11:29 +0100, Emilio Pozuelo Monfort wrote:
>> Another option I'm thinking which would be in the middle of having to do some
>> paperwork when it shouldn't be necessary and not thinking about it or not
>> checking it is to listen all the changes from upstream NEWS or ChangeLog (if the
>> list is reasonable) in debian/changelog. We already do that in the DesktopTeam
>> even if we don't have Freezes. Would that make sense?
> That could only work when MOTUs package the bugfix release ahead of
> Debian. Perhaps also in merges. What do you propose in cases where the
> bugfix release is already in Debian unstable and only need syncing?
> Michael

In that case you need to report a bug in Launchpad anyway per the SyncRequest
policy, so an archive admin makes the sync. So simply put the changes in the
sync request.


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