>>>> "Ville" == Ville Skytt <Ville>
Ville> On Fri, 2002-12-27 at 20:36, Berndl, Klaus wrote:
> How long a package stays in the prerelease state and when who
> if the package moves from prerelease-state to release-state?
Ville> The rules are not carved in stone. Usually, the release procedure
Ville> follows the description in the new maintainer's welcome mail (, see
Ville> the end): "time passes (no complaints about buggy xyz package)".
Ville> adopted a practice where Rendhalver rolls new pre-releases whenever he
Ville> finds time to do that (and there is something to do). We (him and I)
Ville> usually coordinate moving them to the stable dir.
its also currently dependant on all the packages in pre-release being
stable enough to release. doing individual releases of packages from
pre-release requires hacking the package-index.
writing a script that does this is something i am working on but i
have been kinda busy with a whole range of stuff lately.
Ville> If there is some urgent packaging stuff to deal with, dropping a line to
Ville> Rendhalver is the way to go, along with a Cc: to xemacs-beta.
Ville> \/ille Skyttä
Ville> scop at xemacs.org
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