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Re: Problems Installing OPAM

On 15 May 2013, at 09:50, Stephen Dolan <stephen.dolan@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Tue, May 14, 2013 at 9:21 PM, Anil Madhavapeddy <anil@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Ah yes, that's right.  The solution is basically to get the Debian packages 
>> upstreamed properly so that a source install is never required.  This has 
>> been blocked due to the 8 month (!) upstream Debian release freeze, but this 
>> ended last week.
> That doesn't block new package uploads, it just blocks them from
> getting into the Debian "stable" distribution. New packages arrive in
> "testing" or "unstable" where they hang around until the next stable
> release. So getting stuff into Debian is slow, but it's not like it's
> been completely stopped for 8 months.

There seems to be a lack of bandwidth for handling the NEW queue heading up
to a release: http://ftp-master.debian.org/stat.html

...but it appears that we're not even in the NEW queue yet. Woops...




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