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Re: "Automatic" backports

Mike Hommey schrieb am Thursday, den 29. September 2011:

> Hi,
> I'm one of those people believing that packages that do grant a backport
> shouldn't require modification to do so. As such, all the packages I
> backport have no modifications in their source compared to the version
> in testing/unstable, besides the obvious debian/changelog change.
> This means such packages could just automatically flow into backports. I
> must say it would make my life easier if it were the case ; I happen
> to regularly forget to push security updates to lenny-backports.
> What do the backports people think about that?
I am strongly against it. From my experience with backporting you always need
a thinking human in front of a backport. For every version.


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