Re: npm_1.4.21+ds-2~bpo9+1_amd64.changes REJECTED
On Sat, Sep 01, 2018 at 07:51:00AM +0200, Alexander Wirt wrote:
> On Sat, 01 Sep 2018, Pirate Praveen wrote:
> > On 2018, ???????????????????????? 31 6:30:17 PM IST, Alexander Wirt 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.
So why not a upload to stable?
> > 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
> > ported.
> No, this is not how backports work. The source for backports is testing.
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