Sadly this is not something I am willing to accept in this state as an
SRU with my SRU reviewer hat on. The bug is missing the standard SRU
template information, with a detailed test case to be performed and the
regression potential analysis. Sure, we all know that the recent
security patches should be present in every stable series, but this does
not warrant us skipping the usual SRU policy. Both uploads generally are
new major upstream releases, composed of a huge diff (13 MB for xenial).
Letting this in without a plan of testing that would make sure users are
not broken with a jump like this is not acceptable.
There does not seem to be a long-standing MRE for virtualbox, so we're
also missing all the essential information that would allow us to accept
an upload like this. Does virtualbox provide a sufficient test coverage
for all the changes introduced? How is the autopkgtest coverage for the
package? Please refer to the microreleases section of the policy for all
the info we'd need to have in easily consumable format .
In other cases this bug might require an ACK from a technical board
member as well.
That being said, for now I cannot accept it until all the criteria are
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