[Pkg-xfce-devel] README: Proposal for unreleased packages/changelog entries

Simon Huggins huggie at earth.li
Wed Dec 21 13:17:30 UTC 2005

Salut Jani!

On Wed, Dec 21, 2005 at 09:29:13AM +0200, Jani Monoses wrote:
> > Yes, but developer time is more precious thus saving it is good.
> > Only using it for many changes is more efficient.
> I wouldn't have proposed what I did unless I had a good motivation And
> in this case was that indeed I think more developer time was wasted in
> the form of irc chat, utnubu consulting, bug reports and the afferent
> threads, etc that it would have been the case if some of the current
> svn was uploaded earlier.

Yeah but there's a huge difference between "lots of the stuff needs
uploaded now" and "in general we should upload as soon as we make any

I intend to have a look at some of the goodies at some point.  If people
want to spend the time to fixup lintian/linda errors that would help me.

> > Maybe some set of rules should be worked out: upload if there's a
> > new
> > > revision and at least week has passed or something like that. That
> > > would make the buildd be subjected to no more than number of xfce
> > > packages per week. Plus other urgent stuff.
> > New upstream I agree is sensible but the rest depends.
> What if some upstreams are dead effectively(battery-plugin)? We should
> still go ahead and upload our fixes.

Right, that's a special case too.  Just updating the Standards version
is the one I'm not especially bothered about in this instance.


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