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Re: Virtualbox backport for Stretch?

On 17.05.19 08:50, Harald Dunkel wrote:

> AFAIU #794466 seems to be a political issue. Debian wants to provide
> just minimal patches to fix security and stability issues (good thing),
> and Oracle wants to support just the most recent versions, introducing
> new features in parallel to fixes.
> How good are chances that this ever gets resolved?

Knowing Oracle and their past actions: Never.

This is more or less the typical Oracle mode of operations, they do this
for Java, for MySQL, for Oracle DB itself and also for VirtualBox.


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