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Re: Backports into stable

On Fri, 02 Apr 2004 16:18:07 -0300
Leonardo Dias <leonardo@catho.com.br> wrote:
> I am a user of apt-get.org to download backported packages into my woody.
> I'd like to suggest a default debian backports section so that desktop 
> users (such as me) can download backported packages into their distros.
> Since there already people working on that in apt-get.org, why not 
> oficialize these procedures into debian? Desktop users like me would 
> certainly love to get newer versions of software in debian packages into 
> their stable distros.


That's as centralised you're going to get - it's run by Debian
Developers and you need to be a Debian Developer to upload to it (in
other words, the same rules as the regular Debian archive).

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