Monthly Archives: February 2017

On making Britney smarter

Updating Britney often makes our life easier. Like: smooth-updates (winter 2011) Adam’s accidental upgrade of the original auto-hinter[1] (winter 2012) A non-leaking installability tester (winter 2013) Fix non-determinism of easy-hinted smooth updatable packages (summer 2014) Support for non-hinted multi-item migrations … Continue reading

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The stretch freeze is coming

The soft freeze has been on going for almost a month now and the full stretch freeze will start tomorrow night (UTC).  It has definitely been visible in the number of unblock requests that we have received so far.  Fortunately, … Continue reading

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