Package Updater

Matthew Burgess matthew at
Tue Sep 9 14:03:43 PDT 2003

On Tue, 09 Sep 2003 16:57:52 -0400
Jeremy Utley <jeremy at> wrote:

> Matthew Burgess wrote:
> > Just to add that there
> > have been no package updates today so IMO a package freeze (as per
> > Jeremy's suggestion) can go ahead any time now.
> There might be one more we can slip in - I heard on IRC that automake 
> 1.7.7 was released on a couple days ago, but hasn't
> made it's way onto as of yet.  From what I was told, it builds
> successfully with the same process, so we may be able to dump in that 
> one.  Otherwise, I vote for LFS going version freeze as of now.

OK, that leads me to a question then.  When is a (GNU) package classed
as officially released?  I know that there can sometimes be delays on
getting stuff from over to
 Do we simply wait until the gnu server receives the updates or do we
take stuff from what appears to be the primary site?

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