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Re: Package broke in stable due to old API. Fix in stable or backports?

On Sun, Jan 10, 2021 at 12:15:22AM +0800, Yao Wei wrote:
> There should be many existing cases, that external service the stable
> package is using deprecates the old API, which in turn breaks the
> package.  Do we have documented conventions that where the fixed package
> should be uploaded to: stable-proposed-updates or backports?

Yes, absolutely stable updates, as documented in both the dev-ref and
backports site.


> Backports are about additional features that are only offered in a new version, not a replacement for getting fixes into stable - use stable-updates for that.


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