[Oneiric-Topic] SRU Process

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at kitterman.com
Wed Mar 30 15:05:07 UTC 2011

On Wednesday, March 30, 2011 10:40:36 AM Chuck Short wrote:
> Hi,
> I do not have the statistics in front of me, but I believe most of
> users are using LTS releases of Ubuntu. The policy of cherrypicking
> fixes from the development releases does not scale in my opinon. We
> should offer PPAs for users who want to use a new version of for
> example Apache. Or go through the list of packages we support and see
> if we can get it to qualify as a micro release update.

We can also do a lot of this through backports.  We are very close to having 
the backports only install packages that users explicitly request from 
backports (just waiting on an LP change that's in progress), so it will be 
much safer to use going forward.

Scott K

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