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Re: backporting GPLv3 packages

On Fri, 7 Sep 2007, Robert Millan wrote:

> Oh, there's another problem I didn't spot.  When 4.0.1 is changed to
> 4.0.1~bpo.1, it stops matching >= 4.0.1 dependencies.  Should we
> make an exception for base-files, or fix all packages that depend on
> it when backporting instead?

I think it would be perfectly ok to call it 4.0.1.bpo.1 or something similar.

I don't see the need to update the base-files package in stable, as
security updates are not expected to suddenly change their licenses.

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