Re: YAGF is a seriously screwed package
On Mon, Jul 13, 2015, at 10:01, Boris Pek wrote:
> >>> But I am shocked to find this software being ported into stable
> >>> packages, while it can do nothing.
> >> YAGF v0.9.3.2 works fine except one well known bug (see #746380).
> >> And this issue will be fixed in the next upload of the package.
> > Please arrange for an update upload for Debian stable, after the fixed
> > packages have cooked around unstable and testing for enough time to be sure
> > there were no regressions...
> I am preparing update to version 0.9.5 and there are quite many changes
> in it besides fixing this bug. Once package is migrated to testing I will
> upload yagf-0.9.5 to jessie-backports (as always).
> Do you suggest to upload updated package into stable-proposed-updates
No. I suggest you upload to stable a new version of the 0.9.3.2
package, adding _just_ the fix for #746380, backported from the latest
yagf. You can also add other *important* bug fixes as well, but only
those, and only when the risk of creating a regression is low.
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