Request for SRU exception for ubuntu-dev-tools

Dan Streetman ddstreet at
Mon Jun 7 21:49:10 UTC 2021

On Mon, Jun 7, 2021 at 4:34 PM Brian Murray <brian at> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 02, 2021 at 12:19:50PM -0400, Dan Streetman wrote:
> > Following @vorlon's individual SRU exception request in bug 1864571, I
> > am submitting a formal SRU exception request for the ubuntu-dev-tools
> > package. I have created a exception wiki page here:
> >
> Steve's request was to backport the version of ubuntu-dev-tools from
> Focal to Bionic such that new features were available there. However,
> looking at the exception which you have drafted it isn't clear to me
> that you want to do the same thing. Are you proposing that all releases
> of Ubuntu have the same version of ubuntu-dev-tools?

yes, same version for all releases

> If not I don't really see the need for listing ubuntu-dev-tools as a
> special case given that what you have outlined seems to fall under the
> regular SRU policy.
> Cheers,
> --
> Brian Murray

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