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#1 2017-06-18 23:00:44

jackpot
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[Solved] When (and how) Arch adopts fixes for upstream bugs?

Hi,

I filed a bug with Gnome Online Accounts upstream which was accepted (see: https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=783385).

Questions are:
    a) How upstream fixes/patches get adopted in Arch? And,
    b) How long it takes for patched package to become available in Arch testing and stable repos.

Thank you.

Last edited by jackpot (2017-06-19 19:36:29)


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#2 2017-06-18 23:04:47

jasonwryan
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Re: [Solved] When (and how) Arch adopts fixes for upstream bugs?

Arch ships stable releases. So when the next stable release is tagged by upstream (including your patch), it will appear in our repos.


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#3 2017-06-19 06:19:07

Jristz
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Re: [Solved] When (and how) Arch adopts fixes for upstream bugs?

jasonwryan wrote:

Arch ships stable releases. So when the next stable release is tagged by upstream (including your patch), it will appear in our repos.

Maybe you want expand on this since there are components that take LONG to get new releases and there are new releases not releases for bugfixed, an example is systemd.
In that case when Arch backport a bugfix and when not could be a better question if we count that weird versioning.


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