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Re: What can Debian do to provide complex applications to its users?

Vincent Bernat <bernat@debian.org> writes:
> Moreover, backports do not accept security patches. You can only push a
> version in testing (or unstable). Notably, if the version in testing is
> not easily backportable (because of new dependencies), you may wait
> quite some time before you get a security update.

Also not true. You can request an exception to this for your security
update, but you do need to communicate about this with the backports
team before uploading.

Arto Jantunen

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