Re: Why back-porting patches to stable instead of releasing a new package.
On Wed, Jul 23, 2003 at 09:17:14AM -0500, Luca - De Whiskey's - De Vitis wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 23, 2003 at 03:54:32PM +0200, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > If there was a stable release of Debian once a year Debian 3.1 was
> > already released.
> hehe, i knew you would have came to that suggestion sooner or later :)
> But there are softwares for which it could make sense to update more than once in
> a year. Wat bout them?
If you _really_ need or want a more recent version of a package there's
always the possibility to use a backport.
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"Only a promise," Lao Er said.
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