Re: Why back-porting patches to stable instead of releasing a new package.
Adrian Bunk <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> If you start asking you will likely find more than thousand packages
> where someone will have a good reason for an update of the package
> in Debian 3.0. If only every 10th of these updates introduces a new
> bug (IMHO a conservative estimation) these packages will bring 100
> new bugs into _a released stable_.
Just an observation, but if every one of those changes actually fixed
a bug, that'd still be a reduction of 900 bugs. (How you ensure this
happens is another kettle of fish entirely.)