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Re: Packaging a new release of released SW, not considered by the DM?

Svante Signell dijo [Thu, May 31, 2012 at 11:45:13PM +0200]:
> > It's *usually* not what you want to do. There are several cases where
> > different versions of the same program are available in Debian, and I
> > am unfamiliar with the case at hand, but it's usually where a specific
> > older version of a package is depended upon by large amounts of
> > software, and changes in new versions are not compatible. They often
> > bring in maintenance hell issues.
> > 
> > In this case, you should discuss with the DM about the "whatever
> > reason" you mention, maybe bring it up here (so it gets wider exposure
> > and more informed people get to have a say). You can ultimately ask
> > the Technical Committee, but that's a venue of action very seldom
> > taken (and I think that even "very seldom" might be an overstatement).
> Thank you for your time,
> Fortunately, I'm not a hurd porter any longer an whatever you choose to
> do it is not longer my business. Thank you for your attention


Well, the original question I replied to was posted by you... I fail
to understand your answer. There was no mention of any specific
program, architecture, kernel or whatever.

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