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Re: "Automatic" backports

Thomas Goirand <thomas@goirand.fr> (30/09/2011):
> > In fact, it might be a good idea to formalize the requirement, i.e. "Package 
> > must have been available for download in testing for 72 hours prior to the 
> > backport being available".
> > 
> Well, sometimes, a package that works in Testing, after a while, doesn't
> work because of the dependencies evolving. That doesn't mean that the
> backport wont work, since Stable will continue to be the same. So with
> your 72 days requirement, you are blocking some backports to ever be done!

Hope this helps.


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