Promoting kiel to stable

Peter FELECAN pfelecan at
Sun Mar 2 16:00:10 CET 2014

"Maciej (Matchek) Bliziński" <maciej at> writes:

> 2014-03-02 11:59 GMT+00:00 Dagobert Michelsen <dam at>:
>> Is anybody using Kiel? Are there open bugs fixed in unstable only?
> User counts are hard to tell, as we all know too well. I also don't
> have a good overview of bug counts. But I'm reading the mailing list
> with mantis updates, and I don't see any major issues that would
> prevent us from taking a snapshot of unstable and marking it as
> testing.
> The kiel-to-stable promotion would only impact systems that subscribe
> to the testing and stable symlinks. The default for pkgutil is
> "testing", so all people who haven't touched their mirror= setting,
> would be affected.
> The kiel catalog is already getting old, and dublin is even older.
> Let's not let them get stale. I'll send an announcement, and flip
> symlinks in a week.

You're very right. Please do.

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