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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 AM Yao Wei <mwei@debian.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a package `meteo-qt` which is broke due to the use of old API,
> which is reported here:
>   https://bugs.debian.org/960451
> 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?

Usually you need to backport the relevant patch, instead of uploading
a new upstream version to stable.

Shengjing Zhu

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