Re: npm_1.4.21+ds-2~bpo9+1_amd64.changes REJECTED
On Sat, 01 Sep 2018, Pirate Praveen wrote:
> [Resending from another id]
> On 2018, സെപ്റ്റംബർ 1 8:32:08 AM IST, Pirate Praveen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >On 2018, ഓഗസ്റ്റ് 31 6:30:17 PM IST, Alexander Wirt
> ><email@example.com> wrote:
> >>Where is that version from? Testing has 5.8.0?
> >This version was in Debian for about 3+ years. It was removed before
> >the stretch release because it could not be updated in time for
> >stretch. But now new version is available in buster.
> >This would be helpful to get gitlab to stretch-backports. gitlab in
> >contrib uses this version of npm to install yarn and then uses yarn to
> >install the dependencies.
> >Getting npm 5.8 to stretch-backports is going to be much more work.
> >Many new dependencies and core packages like babel will need to be back
No, this is not how backports work. The source for backports is testing.