testing -stable move

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Mon Oct 29 01:00:01 UTC 2007

Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> On 28.10.2007 14:28, buildsys at fedoraproject.org wrote:
>> Packages built and released for Fedora EPEL 5: 268
>> NEW abcde- : A Better CD Encoder
>>     abcde-
>> NEW aget-0.4-3.el5 : Console download accelerator
>>     amtterm-0.5-1.el5
>>     amtterm-1.0-1.el5
>>     arj-3.10.22-3.el5
>> NEW aspell-sk-0.52-3.el5 : Slovak dictionaries for Aspell
>>     audio-entropyd-1.0.0-4.el5.2
>> NEW awstats-6.7-1.el5 : Advanced Web Statistics
>> [...]
> You might have guest from the amount of packages listed in the report:
> a lot of packages were moved from testing/5/ to the proper epel5 repos.

Is there a mandatory time period for which packages must stay in the 
testing repository? Otherwise I could build any number of packages a few 
hours before it gets mass moved into stable repository and those 
packages wouldn't have any chance for testing and feedback.


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