[Pkg-samba-maint] Samba backport
waja at cyconet.org
Thu Jan 15 14:20:36 UTC 2009
On Thursday 15 January 2009, Gerfried Fuchs wrote:
> * Jan Wagner <waja at cyconet.org> [2009-01-15 09:07:42 CET]:
> > On Thursday 15 January 2009, Christian Perrier wrote:
> > > Please note that I intend to add samba to etch-backports, by
> > > backporting the current unstable/lenny package (this is different from
> > > the plans I mentioned one month ago: this time, this is a real
> > > "classical" backport of the unstable package to etch).
> > just a short note. Maybe you should have a look into "Basic Rules" on
> > http://backports.org/dokuwiki/doku.php?id=contribute:
> > " * To guarantee an upgrade path from stable+backports to the next
> > stable, the package should be in testing.. Of course there are some
> > exceptions: Security updates. If your package had a security update you
> > can upload a new backport even if its not yet in testing. There are also
> > some other exception for packages like the kernel, xorg or oo.org."
> I am quite sure that bubulle understood these concerns last time, and
> his mentioning of unstable is almost proper:
It wasn't really clear to me and since the mail was also send to the samba
maintainers, I just wanted to clarify that. It wasn't intended as start of any
flamewars, so keep smiling.
> But yes, propably it's better to wait the seven days. Given that it
> will be a NEW package I am quite confident that formorer wouldn't
> approve it earlier. :P
> So, no worries. :)
Yeah .. our last line of defense. :-)
With kind regards, Jan.
Never write mail to <waja at spamfalle.info>, you have been warned!
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