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Re: why is Ardour pretty outdated in stable and not in testing? (was Re: Please Improve Debian for Multimedia Production)

Grammostola Rosea wrote:
> I read this on the Debian multimedia mailinglist:
>> Unfortunately lenny was already freezed by that time, and although
>> both of the above updates were really safe (IMO) and despite all the
>> efforts I and especially Reinhard put into convincing the release
>> managers, we are unable to convince them to accept the updates in
>> lenny.
>> I personally felt very disappointed by all this, especially
>> considering that lenny got out *2* months later.
> Please some reactions on this issue and I hope it can be solved! Would
> be great! :)

IMHO, the best thing to do in these cases is to prepare lenny backports of
the packages...
It is not as good as if the packages were in lenny, but it allows lenny users
to easily install the packages without switching to testing or waiting for
the next release.


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