kubuntu images falling behind in package versions on daily builds?
Thanks for the explanation Collin. Was trying to figure out why the
anomaly was happening.
On Wed, 2009-03-11 at 14:18 +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 08:31:00PM -0500, Jerone Young wrote:
> > A user noticed the kubuntu is falling behind on package versions in
> > daily builds. There is an observation showing kubuntu being a week
> > behind in package versions for some packages vs the Ubuntu build?
> It's important to understand how Ubuntu and Kubuntu work when dealing
> with this kind of problem. Ubuntu and Kubuntu share the exact same
> archive and so it is not possible for either to "fall behind" the other
> in general.
> On looking at the bug, I see that the question is in fact about Kubuntu
> CD builds (please be specific about this in future; CD builds are only
> one part of the distribution). Now, it *is* possible for the Kubuntu CD
> build process to fail, which will result in CDs still having old
> packages. For example, the live filesystem builds for Kubuntu on i386
> failed from the 6th to the 9th of March due to a broken package (in
> fact, the same problem on all four days):
> This happens sometimes (indeed, quite frequently) during development. We
> always resolve such problems before filing a milestone release, and so
> it is not in general necessary to post to ubuntu-devel asking whether
> Kubuntu is falling behind; it's just a routine problem that we fix in
> the normal course of events.
> Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]
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