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Re: backport python-astropy for jessie?


On Thu, Jan 26, 2017 at 08:51:20AM +0100, Ole Streicher wrote:
> In principle, you now just need a sponsor, and discuss the remaining
> things (if any) with him. I don't want to do this myself, since I never
> did a backport myself, and so I don't have the experiences of the
> possible pitfalls here.  I put Andreas and Steffen into Cc:, maybe they
> could have a look and sponsor these packages for the first time. Once
> they are there, I have no problem to set the maintainer-allowed flag for
> the packages so that you can maintain the backports directly yourself.

I have not checked Debian Astro policy but for dealing with backports in
Git repositories I'd recommend to follow what we agreed upon in Debian


I admit I'm not very motivated to sponsor backports.  I somehow need to
draw a line what I can do and what not.  However, I'd recommend to read
the backport guidelines.  As far as I remember its not necessary to be
a DD but rather to get accepted by the backport team.

Kind regards



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