update-testing? [WAS: Gnash stuck @update-testing?]

Gilboa Davara gilboad at gmail.com
Tue Jul 3 09:51:39 UTC 2007

On Mon, 2007-07-02 at 11:49 -0400, Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Monday 02 July 2007 11:49:44 Gilboa Davara wrote:
> > ... OK, there is a large number of >= two weeks old packages sitting in
> > updates-testing.
> > I assume that the powers-to-be are aware of this problem, right?
> As of yet there is no auto-promotion of updates.  It's up to the maintainer 
> who requested the updates go back and mark said potential updates as stable 
> to be pushed out to the final updates.

I don't like the idea of auto-promotion - but that's debatable.
Sometimes packagers have a valid reason for not pushing their packages
into mass circulation.
... But how about nagging the maintainer after ~7-14 days to push the
package into testing?

- Gilboa

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