Re: Bug#595491: future unblock: clive/2.2.13-3
Julien Cristau <email@example.com> writes:
> On Sat, Sep 4, 2010 at 22:34:39 +0900, Ansgar Burchardt wrote:
>> clive needs a small patch to handle changed URLs on vimeo.com.
>> I prepared an upload based on the version currently in unstable (which
>> is already unblocked).
> Sounds like one of those packages that can't keep working for the
> lifetime of a stable release. Should we ship this in stable at all?
> (Same question for youtube-dl btw.)
libquvi and cclive (which uses the former) should also have the same
The patches to cope with changed URLs are usually quite small and should
be safe to include in a stable update. Maybe we could use volatile.d.o
to make updates available faster. I have never used it before myself,
but `debian-volatile is not "just another place" for backports, but
should only contain changes to stable programs that are necessary to
keep them functional.' reads like the program should be in stable if
updates should be provided via volatile. Please correct me if I am