[Pkg-clamav-devel] Fixing #506114 by a separate upload or together with other stuff?

Scott Kitterman debian at kitterman.com
Sun Nov 23 19:16:45 UTC 2008

On Sun, 23 Nov 2008 11:07:32 -0800 Michael Tautschnig <mt at debian.org> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> #506114 is about status_of_proc, which is not defined in etch's lsb. 
Somehow I
>> missed that point when fixing the original bug report. Anyway, a fix for 
that is
>> easy and only applies to etch-volatile. Should we thus have an upload to
>> etch-volatile fixing that one only (a volatile2 version then) to later 
have some
>> further stuff which should go in both unstable and etch-volatile nicely
>> synchronized? That is, -2 would have very much the same changelog and 
>> for both of them?
>> If nobody objects I'd do an upload within the next 24 hours.
>This has been further discussed with Stephen on IRC and we came to the 
>that in general not each and every commit should be merged from unstable to
>etch-volatile.  As such it doesn't make sense to have a separate upload.

Perhaps I misunderstand the situation, but doesn't that leave the 
etch-volatile package uninstallable on Etch?  If that's correct, I think it 
ought to have a separate upload.

Scott K

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