Re: RFC: relaxation of debian-emacs-policy dependency requirements
Agustin Martin <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 26, 2010 at 12:38:54PM -0400, Peter S Galbraith wrote:
> > Rob Browning <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > - Require all updated add-on packages and emacs flavors to declare a
> > > "Conflicts: emacsen-common (<< UPDATED-EMACSEN-VERSION)".
> > One of the nice things about Emacs add-on packages is that the latest
> > unstable could usually be installed on stable. We'd lose this ability.
> > But I suppose a backport of the new emacs package could be made avialble
> > to address this.
> Note that you may need backporting of all ad-on packages as well
Right, hence my words "could usually be". I find that most do work out
of the box. I for one have been reluctant to add stuff to
emacs-goodies-el that would break on stable.
Peter S. Galbraith, Debian Developer <email@example.com>
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