[Pkg-mediawiki-devel] MW 1.19 for wheezy (was Re: [Mediawiki-distributors] LWN's discussion on WordPress and distributions)

Jonathan Wiltshire jmw at debian.org
Fri Jun 1 12:05:09 UTC 2012

On 2012-06-01 12:46, Thorsten Glaser wrote:
> I guess it would make sense to inform the release team,
> e.g. with something like the following:
> We are currently working on getting mediawiki upgraded to
> the upstream version 1.19 and a new mediawiki-math source
> package, since it’s no longer built from src:mediawiki,
> into experimental, tested, and then into unstable, aiming
> at releasing MW 1.19 with wheezy. Upstream has agreed on
> trying to make MW 1.19 a long term supported version, so
> please bear with us if we take a bit longer to avoid any
> problems with the upgrade. If needed, we can provide status
> information upon request.
> Do you think that’d be okay? Just in case the freeze
> happens sooner than second-half-of-june.

This sounds fine to me, we should emphasise that we're trying to get us 
into line with an LTS to make maintenance easier for the next 3 years.

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