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Re: Backports integrated into the main archive

Charles Plessy schrieb am Monday, den 18. March 2013:

> Le Mon, Mar 18, 2013 at 02:17:06PM +0100, Alexander Wirt a écrit :
> > > 
> > > This integration opens the theoretical possibility to "migrate" a package from
> > > testing to backports.  In the case of packages with good regression tests, this
> > > would be economical for everybody.
> > > 
> > > Is that something considered for the future ?
> > I don't think so. 
> > I never want to get lost of the "human" component in the process.
> Sorry, I have used misleading words: I should have wrote "copy" instead of
> "migrate".
> What I meant is: the developer tests the package on his own computer as
> throuroughly as if he built it, and then decides to copy from suite to suite
> instead of build and upload a backport.  I am not proposing an automated
> migration like the one from unstable to testing.
You won't be able to identify the backport by the version number anymore
(which is a feature I often rely on)

Alexander Wirt, formorer@formorer.de 
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