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Re: Backporting a package from unstable to stable

On 29-Apr-03, 19:11 (CDT), James D Strandboge <jstrand1@rochester.rr.com> wrote: 
> If you are going to backport packages from sid, you will most likely
> need to backport debhelper, debconf, automake*, et al so that the
> package will build properly (though it may *compile* correctly).

Instead of backporting these core tools again, there's Adrian Bunk's
woody backport site; see http://www.fs.tum.de/~bunk/packages/ for info.

And thanks, Adrian!


Steve Greenland
    The irony is that Bill Gates claims to be making a stable operating
    system and Linus Torvalds claims to be trying to take over the
    world.       -- seen on the net

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