[Pkg-xfce-devel] Re: uploading Xfce 4.4rc2 in unstable

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at corsac.net
Sun Nov 26 10:48:10 CET 2006

On dim, 2006-11-26 at 01:31 -0800, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 20, 2006 at 10:11:46PM +0100, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> > Xfce Desktop Environment [1] has released its 2nd release candidate few
> > weeks ago (4.4rc2). It has been packaged by pkg-xfce team, and is ready
> > to be uploaded. As I am not yet a DD but am in NEW queue, I've asked my
> > AM, Dafydd Harries (CC:'ed) to sponsor my upload. It's something like
> > ~30 packages (new upstream releases) to upload. No soname transition,
> > but shlibs have been bumped so the release is consistent.
> So if some of these packages made it into testing before the freeze, but not
> all of them, that would still be acceptable (albeit suboptimal) from a
> release POV?

I never tested a mixed install but I -think- it should work. But It
would be weird to ship a half-release-candidate, imho. I know this is a
large number of packages, but if I could have uploaded them sooner I
guess they would have reached Etch by now, I guess :)

> > Before uploading I guess it's a good idea to warn -release, and maybe
> > ask for advices about 4.4 final.
> We don't customarily give advice about software that hasn't even been
> released yet. :)

Yeah, well. I'll reping -release when/if Xfce 4.4 final is out anytime
soon :)

Thanks for your time.


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