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Re: backport python-astropy for jessie?

On Thu, Jan 26, 2017 at 10:00:43AM +0100, Ole Streicher wrote:
> > 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.
> We don't have a specific policy for Debian Astro and mainly use the
> Debian Science policy as a guide (and I insist in using git).

May be it makes sense to copy the Backporting paragraph to Debian

> So, it
> would probably wise to follow Debian-Meds guide to put the backports
> into a "jessie-backports" branch of the reporitories, and to follow
> https://backports.debian.org/Contribute/

The branch is actually called


we used only jessie-backports but somebody raised some good arguments
(which I forgot) to prefix it with debian/.
Kind regards



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