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Re: Why back-porting patches to stable instead of releasing a new package.

Adrian Bunk <bunk@fs.tum.de> 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.)


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