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Re: Bug#701769: new location for wheezy-backports

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Le 26/02/2013 17:07, Ansgar Burchardt a écrit :

> the wheezy-backports is no longer located in backports.debian.org. It is
> now included on ftp.*.debian.org (it's already there[1]).
>   [1] <http://ftp.de.debian.org/debian/dists/>
> I think it would be good to mention this in the release notes.

Here is a proposed patch, recycling the stable-updates section. Thanks
in advance for your reviews, rewrites, remarks or simple
acknowledgments. BTW, is it planned to make a stable-backports ->
wheezy-backports symlink (if so, I’d use stable-backports instead of
wheezy-backports in the section title)?



Index: en/whats-new.dbk
--- en/whats-new.dbk	(révision 9648)
+++ en/whats-new.dbk	(copie de travail)
@@ -504,37 +504,29 @@
-<section id="stable-updates">
-  <title>The stable-updates section</title>
+<section id="wheezy-backports">
+  <title>The wheezy-backports section</title>
-    Some packages from <literal>proposed-updates</literal> may also be made
-    available via the <literal>&releasename;-updates</literal> mechanism.
-    This path will be used for updates which many users may wish to install
-    on their systems before the next point release is made, such as updates
-    to virus scanners and timezone data. All packages from
-    <literal>&releasename;-updates</literal> will be included in point
-    releases.
-  </para>
-  <para>
     Note that this replaces the functionality previously provided by the
-    <ulink url="http://volatile.debian.org/";>volatile.debian.org archive</ulink>.
+    <ulink url="http://backports.debian.org/";>backports.debian.org archive</ulink>.
-    In order to use packages from <literal>&releasename;-updates</literal>,
+    In order to use packages from <literal>&releasename;-backports</literal>,
     you can add an entry to your <filename>sources.list</filename>:
-  <programlisting>deb     &url-debian-mirror-eg;/debian &releasename;-updates main contrib
-deb-src &url-debian-mirror-eg;/debian &releasename;-updates main contrib</programlisting>
+  <programlisting>deb     &url-debian-mirror-eg;/debian &releasename;-backports main contrib
+deb-src &url-debian-mirror-eg;/debian &releasename;-backports main contrib</programlisting>
     The next time you run <command>apt-get update</command>, the
     system will become aware of the packages in the
-    <literal>&releasename;-updates</literal> section and will consider them
+    <literal>&releasename;-backports</literal> section and will consider them
     when looking for packages to upgrade.
-    When a new package is made available via <literal>&releasename;-updates</literal>,
+    When a new package is made available via <literal>&releasename;-backports</literal>
+    to fix a security issue,
     this will be announced on the <ulink
-    url="http://lists.debian.org/debian-stable-announce/";>debian-stable-announce</ulink> mailing list.
+    url="http://lists.debian.org/debian-backports-announce/";>debian-backports-announce</ulink> mailing list.

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