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Re: Proposal: Repository for fast-paced package backports

On 2018, ഡിസംബർ 31 5:19:22 PM IST, Jonas Meurer <jonas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>Pirate Praveen:
>> On 12/28/18 11:06 AM, Thomas Goirand wrote:
>>> If the problem is hardware and connectivity, then IMO you can easily
>>> find a sponsor for it. My company could well offer it for example
>>> (hosted in Geneva with very nice connectivity to almost everywhere).
>>> Setting-up a repository isn't hard. And for a start, I don't think
>>> really need a buildd network, just amd64 is ok-ish.
>> I'd like go ahead with this offer and create rolling.debian.net (as
>> someone suggested already to avoid reusing volatile). I think we can
>> take the setup discussions offlist.
>Please don't name it 'rolling'. This term is used a lot in the sense of
>'rolling releases' by other distributions, and also in discussions
>constantly usable testing.

Well, it only makes things clear as the packages in this repo will be rolling.

>From all names that got suggested so far, 'fastpaced' is the only one
>that doesn't have a special meaning in Debian context yet, at least to
>my knowledge. That's why I would prefer that one.
>Thanks for pushing that effort, Nik and Pirate! I really like the idea
>of having a repository that provides newer releases of fast-moving
>software built for stable.
> jonas

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