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Re: Proposed and major updates policy



Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> I didnt claim that all updates need to be pushed to the testing
> repository however if there are exceptions then the rationale behind
> those exceptions should be better communicated and in case of general
> guidelines, better documented.  Security fixes for  might directly go
> into updates repository while major revisions of packages should go
> through updates-testing repository is a simple enough policy to enforce
> for example.  I dont for a moment believe that all potential issues or
> regressions in updates would be caught in the updates-testing repository
> however there is a potential to have less issues when the testing
> repository is used by testers who might provide better feedback.  The
> problem is not necessarily what we do but a communication gap in why we
> do it , the way we do it.

At the very least, it provides a nice comeback when people complain that
update X broke feature Y for them.

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Ian Pilcher                                        i pilcher comcast net
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