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Old 12-11-2008, 11:19 PM
dann frazier
 
Default Bug#508493: closed by Bastian Blank ( Bug#508493: please package 2.6.27)

On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 03:55:34PM -0800, Thomas Bushnell BSG wrote:
> reopen 508493
> thanks
>
> I'm not sure I understand why you closed the wishlist bug. A freeze, as
> I understand it, is not about *never* installing a new version, but
> rather *waiting* until the release is made. It's perfectly normal to
> have a wishlist bug for a new version--it's not a demand for anything,
> still less a request for breaking the freeze--just a note, "hey, this
> would be good."
>
> Then, when the release is made, kernel version 2.6.27 (or later) can be
> packaged and the wishlist bug closed. That's the point of wishlist
> bugs.
>
> There is nothing inappropriate about a bug (wishlist or otherwise) being
> filed which cannot be closed during the freeze; the correct response, as
> I understand it, is to leave the bug open, perhaps with an email to the
> bug log explaining the situation.
>
> But from the exasperated tone of your message, it seems likely that I
> have misunderstood what a freeze means. I outline above my
> understanding. Can you perhaps elaborate on what I have incorrectly
> understood about what a freeze means?

snapshot builds of 2.6.27 are already available - see the wiki page
Bastian directed you to. Obviously that's not the same as being in the
archive proper, but that's not going to happen till after lenny.

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Old 12-11-2008, 11:53 PM
Thomas Bushnell BSG
 
Default Bug#508493: closed by Bastian Blank ( Bug#508493: please package 2.6.27)

On Thu, 2008-12-11 at 17:19 -0700, dann frazier wrote:
> snapshot builds of 2.6.27 are already available - see the wiki page
> Bastian directed you to. Obviously that's not the same as being in the
> archive proper, but that's not going to happen till after lenny.

Yes, and I'm grateful to Bastian for the pointer (thanks!). The
wishlist bug is for the actual release into the archive, of course. I
understand completely that it won't happen until after lenny.

Thomas





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