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

On Wed, Jul 23, 2003 at 04:45:54PM +0200, Andreas Barth wrote:
> That applies to data-files (or very similar things) like spamassasin.
> There should be in the README.Debian given a location for the backport
> by the maintainer.

Spamassassin needs more than data files, since the rules relay on funtions
only available in the new spamassassin perl modules, so a backport is a hell
lot of a backport, if even can be called like that since in most cases is a
complete rewrite.


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