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Re: RFC: allow new upstream into stable when it's the only way tofix security issues.

On Tue, 2005-08-02 at 17:19 -0400, Joe Smith wrote:
> I think the no new upstream versions is stable rule needs to be more 
> flexible anyway. I have seen times where EVERY SINGLE change except for the 
> version number have been backported. That is often the case where the new 
> release consists of nothing but the desired changes. In those cases it is 
> illogical not to just go with the new versions.

But that's only possible when there were no releases in between. And
those are probably rare cases anyway.

Kind regards,
Philipp Kern

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