Request for SRU exception for ubuntu-dev-tools

Brian Murray brian at
Mon Jun 21 23:12:07 UTC 2021

On Mon, Jun 07, 2021 at 05:49:10PM -0400, Dan Streetman wrote:
> 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

Given the problems we had SRU'ing Focal's version of ubuntu-dev-tools to
Bionic it might be easier and less problematic to only SRU
ubuntu-dev-tools to the latest LTS release and any interim releases
after it.

Otherwise, this seems fine to me, thanks for bringing it up!

Brian Murray

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