Re: "Can't compile from source" bugs
In Tue, 21 Nov 2000 14:16:29 -0500 Matt Zimmerman <firstname.lastname@example.org> cum veritate scripsit :
> Are packages in unstable expected to compile on stable, and if they don't, is
> this an important bug? How far are package maintainers expected to go to
> maintain source compatibility with stable?
In my understanding, it's an important bug, which can be fixed using a proper
If it doesn't, for example compile with potato versions of something,
requiring a versioned build-depends would be nice.
I think this is nicer than saying, "we don't support stable anymore 'cos it's released" <g>
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