On Thu, Feb 5, 2009 at 8:41 PM, Cyril Brulebois <k...@debian.org> wrote: > Ondrej Certik <ond...@certik.cz> (05/02/2009): >> Ok. But we are wasting people's time. I just got another email from a >> Ubuntu user that he will rather consider compiling it for Ubuntu's PPA >> himself, because he cannot use debian experimental. Of course. >> >> So he needs to invest his time in the package, I need to invest my >> time in the package and the result is that it will not even be in >> unstable anyway. :( > > (Following at home, so I might be missing something obvious.) > > What's the difference between unstable and experimental from that Ubuntu > user point of view? If the use of a PPA is what I think it is, he has to > fetch the source, be it from unstable or from experimental, throw it > into the *builder of his choice, and upload that to the so-called PPA. > > How much time does he need to dget && *builder && dput? That's not what > I call "invest time in the package".
Ok, you are probably right. So I'll prepare an upload to experimental and other people can just dget and pbuilder it. > And not breaking unstable at this point of the release cycle is > something that matters, especially for late hotfixes that might be > needed (and there still are such needs). Yes. I am unhappy that unstable gets frozen for such a long time, but I understand that with the current setup (e.g. unstable, testing, ..), there is probably no other way. Ondrej -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to debian-python-requ...@lists.debian.org with a subject of "unsubscribe". Trouble? Contact listmas...@lists.debian.org