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Re: Updating scanners and filters in Debian stable (3.1)

> Programming is not a matter of "ripping out code".  Backporting
> requires actually understanding all the changes, not some kind of
> mechanical process.

Ok, point taken.  

My argument is just that even if you backport the important features
of a new release into an old codebase, it's hard to make any valuable
claims about the resulting product if the "backport" changes more than
a few lines of code.


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