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From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaranm@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] first council meeting
Date: Fri, 16 Sep 2005 19:04:29
Message-Id: 20050916200225.7ab159ab@snowdrop.home
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] first council meeting by Paul de Vrieze
1 On Fri, 16 Sep 2005 20:48:45 +0200 Paul de Vrieze <pauldv@g.o>
2 wrote:
3 | > Take it out of package.mask and leave it for thirty
4 | > (package-dependent) days. If there is a pressing (eg security)
5 | > reason for it to go to stable sooner than would normally be
6 | > expected, file a bug and Cc: the relevant arch teams.
7 |
8 | I was thinking more like signalling that it shouldn't be stable yet,
9 | but shouldn't be masked either.
11 Well, if it's in ~arch it's a candidate to go to stable after further
12 testing. If a package maintainer isn't prepared to have a package moved
13 to stable, they shouldn't take it out of package.mask.
15 --
16 Ciaran McCreesh : Gentoo Developer (Vim, Shell tools, Fluxbox, Cron)
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Re: [gentoo-dev] first council meeting Simon Stelling <blubb@g.o>
Re: [gentoo-dev] first council meeting Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>