Re: Why is Debian lagging so much behind Slackware?
> > > Well, to an extent. Sometimes when you
> > > report a problem with a package, the
> > > maintainer's reply is basically, "well, use
> > > the latest one from unstable or wherever,
> > > that should work, I'm not interested in fixing
> > > the old version too",
> > Disinterest in old versions is part of it - but
> > also, package maintainers usually can't update
> > the versions in stable except for security problems
> > and the like. The upload simply wouldn't be accepted.
So if a "bug" isn't found during a package's testing phase,
it's not going to get fixed ?? I'm referring to non-security
bugs, of course. Almost sounds "arrogant", as if someone
doesn't want to admit that they missed something...