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Debian's proposed-updates Feature

Mar 02, 2009, 19:33 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Juliet Kemp)

"proposed-updates is the mechanism used to prepare the point (minor) releases of stable (lenny) and oldstable (etch, which will continue to be supported until about a year from now). Packages are added to proposed-updates either automatically (in the case of security updates from security.debian.org) or manually by developers. Once rigorously tested, they are released into the main stable repository."

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