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Re: Packages for adoption

also sprach Alexander Wirt <formorer@formorer.de> [2008.04.27.1124 +0400]:
> > This is misrepresenting. I build my packages under etch, and
> > they're targeted at etch and work on etch. I build the source
> > packages on sid. Etch's dpkg-source can unpack them just fine.
> And your point is what? There was an unstable part in your
> toolchain. 

Nowhere in the policy does it say anything about source packages and
yet you used it as argument.

> Aren't you able to understand that we want to minimise any risk?
> I don't want to start to repair any things if they are broken. And
> its only natural to insist on a stable toolchain, in my eyes thats
> one of the central parts of backport. To have a minimum of
> changes.

Sure I understand that. I don't agree with it. Which is why
I withdrew from backports.org, which should minimise your risk...

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