[arch-dev-public] putting "beta" software in [testing]
aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Wed Oct 7 11:45:48 EDT 2009
On Tue, Oct 6, 2009 at 7:41 PM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
> coreutils-8.0 has been released but flagged beta because of some fairly
> large changes in rm which now uses gnulib's hierarchy traversal (= faster)
> and many changes to gnulib in the area of filesystem primitives. I found
> the snapshot before this fully usable, and will do a "make check/test" to
> ensure everything is working as it should.
> I would like to put it in [testing] _without_ the option of it every moving
> to [core]. I know we do this for some software, but never anything so
> "core" to the system that I know of.
> So... can I use [testing] for testing in this case?
Seems ok, but this actually might fit the "unstable" repo of yore, as well :)
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