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Re: Shutter not present in stretch

Quoting Raju DV (2015-10-28 20:18:57)
> Popular screenshot app Shutter is no more present in Stretch while it 
> is present in Jessie as well as Sid.
> a search in Debian packages gave this
> https://packages.debian.org/search?keywords=shutter&searchon=names&suite=all&section=all
> I have seen this for the first time that a software is present in 
> Stable and Unstable while not in testing.

It is not new that packages get removed, but it happens far more 
aggressively since a couple years ago.

You get a better overview at the QA page for a package:


In the "News" section you can see a "REMOVED" entry - in there is a 
reference to the severe bugreport not acted on in time and therefore 
causing the removal.

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