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Re: Backporting version not in testing

On Sat, Nov 08, 2014 at 08:51:43PM +0000, Holger Levsen wrote:
> Hi Andreas,
> On Samstag, 8. November 2014, Andreas Bombe wrote:
> > The problem is that upstream changes the syncing for older versions of
> > the program often. The current version in testing destined to be
> > released with jessie is already broken in that regard.
> sorry to ignore your question, but are you saying that anki as it is in jessie 
> is so broken that it should not be released with jessie? As a responsible 
> maintainer you should then file a RC bug, so that it get's removed from 
> jessie.
> IOW: backports are not a way so you can ignore bugs in (the upcoming) stable. 

It works fine if you don't want the network sync feature. That's the
best I can practically do with an upstream not caring about supporting
anything but the latest versions on his server.

Alternatively I could keep the package out of the release/testing
altogether and distribute current versions straight from unstable into


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