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Re: etch or sid? (Was: Evince backport proposal)

* Sylvain Beucler wrote:
> > apart from what i've already said above, one key point of
> > backports.org is to ensure the upgrade path from sarge-backports
> > to testing. if unstable backports were given, such a system would
> > not be as easy to uprade as it is with testing backports.
> I understand what you mean, and I now see how nicely backport makes
> the current Debian release and the next one progressively closer.
> But... is it really what we want? :)

Yes, it is.

> However I think it is already possible to seamlessly upgrade from
> sid backports.

No, it's not. Downgrades of packages are neither supported, nor


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