[Olsr-users] Debian/Ubuntu package updates

Henning Rogge (spam-protected)
Tue Apr 2 20:23:56 CEST 2013


do you think it would be feasible (maybe for the upload) to
create a "v0.6.5.2_debian" branch where you commit all the patches
that got uploaded into the Debian release?

That would make it easier for us to help Debian users, because we can
quickly see what code they are running.


On Tue, Apr 2, 2013 at 8:18 PM, Hans-Christoph Steiner
<(spam-protected)> wrote:
> For basically any sizeable distro, there is a 'stable' release and a 'current'
> release.
> For squeeze/stable, only security or total breakage bugs can be fixed, and
> only with very targetted patches.  That's basically the same with
> wheezy/testing, since its about to be released.  For unstable, I can put
> whatever version in, and that will also be included in the upcoming Ubuntu
> release.  experimental can have anything, and nothing relies on it.
> I uploaded 0.6.3-6 to unstable so it gets included in Ubuntu/raring.  Its very
> well tested at this point.  Once gets more testing, I'll push it to
> unstable.
> .hc
> On 04/02/2013 12:34 AM, Ferry Huberts wrote:
>> On 02/04/13 08:17, Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
>>> Just pushed a bunch of package updates, here's how things stand now:
>>> Debian:
>>> http://packages.debian.org/search?keywords=olsrd
>>> * wheezy: 0.6.2 with the net_output stack fix from 0.6.4
>>> * squeeze-backports: the wheezy version above
>>> * unstable: 0.6.3 with the net_output stack fix from 0.6.4
>>> * experimental: with some hardening flags
>>> Ubuntu: same as Debian/unstable
>>> https://launchpad.net/~guardianproject/+archive/commotion/+packages
>>> Any testing, feedback, etc. is most appreciated!
>> Why not straight from the release branch for all?
>> ( + the 4 patches at the time of writing)
>> We're doing the maintenance on the release branch especially for
>> distributions. If they're not using that then there's no point in us
>> doing that, IMHO.
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