Why are backports of Squeeze packages in etch-backports?
I'm using the package reprepro from etch-backports on an Etch box
which is due to be upgraded to Lenny.
Until recently the reprepro version in etch-backports was a backport
from Lenny (3.5.2-5~bpo40+1). But since a few days, there's the
version from Squeeze (3.8.2-1~bpo40+1) in etch-backports.
Why that? I thought that only packages from Lenny (independent of
Lenny being testing or stable) can make it into etch-backports.
Having backports of Squeeze packages in etch-backports doesn't really
make a dist-upgrade from Etch to Lenny easier.
Kind regards, Axel Beckert
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