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

On Wed, Jul 23, 2003 at 06:48:58PM +0200, Jesus Climent wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 23, 2003 at 05:24:19PM +0200, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > > 
> > > So you agree on having a bounce of personal archives on p.d.o rather than a
> > > way of getting them in stable trough oficial channels?
> > 
> > If you use only stable you get the well-known stability of Debian.
> Which might be where lies the lie, since we should provide updates to packages
> with severe bugs, and not only with security problems.

Debian stable is horribly outdated but I'm not aware of any severe bugs. 
Could you provide some examples of severe bugs in Debian 3.0?



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