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Re: Backports integrated into the main archive

On Mon, Mar 18, 2013 at 01:59:02PM +0100, Gerfried Fuchs wrote:
>      Dear users and supporters of the backports service!
>  The Backports Team is pleased to announce the next important step
> on getting backports more integrated.  People who are reading
> debian-infrastructure-announce[1] will have seen that there was an
> archive maintenance last weekend: starting with wheezy-backports the
> packages will be accessible from the regular pool instead of a separate
> one, and all backports uploads will be processed through the regular
> upload queue (including those for squeeze-backports and
> squeeze-backports-sloppy).
> == Thanks ==
>  Finally, we want to thank the FTP-Master Team for their fine work on
> making this happen.

I already asked about that in September 2010 and this was the reply
from Joerg:

 > > (a) Wouldn't it have made more sense to directly integrate it into the
 > > main ftp, just as different suites?
 > No.

What has changed since then?

Julian Andres Klode  - Debian Developer, Ubuntu Member

See http://wiki.debian.org/JulianAndresKlode and http://jak-linux.org/.

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