KDE Gear 22.12.3 in Debian Bookworm

Heiko Becker heiko.becker at kde.org
Tue Feb 28 08:51:09 GMT 2023

Hello Patrick,

On Tuesday, 28 February 2023 06:30:07 CET, Patrick Franz wrote:
> as you probably know, Debian's bookworm release is nearing and we're 
> close to our hard freeze on 12 March. After that date, every upload 
> requires an unblock request which will then be proceed by the Debian 
> Release team.
> However, that also means that packages need to be uploaded at least 10 
> days before the hard freeze to not be affected by it. Gear is scheduled 
> to be released on just day on Thursday 2 March.
> We would like to get Gear 22.12.3 into bookworm, but we also do not want 
> to create 200 unblock requests. One option to avoid this is to simply 
> upload everything one day earlier on 1 March, i.e. tomorrow.
> So my question is: If the tarballs are available tomorrow, would Debian 
> be allowed to upload Gear 22.12.3 tomorrow (evening) a day before the 
> official release ?
> If yes, great. If not, we will of course respect that decision as well.

The tarballs are available to packagers now. My personal opionion is that 
we can be pragamtic here and there's no problem with publishing your Gear 
packages a day early for once.


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