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Re: #600890: Frequent upstream server API changes

On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 04:50:53PM +0200, Michael Fladischer wrote:
> I'm now stuck on how to proceed, as those version increments can happen
> anytime (upstream told me they are planning on further increments in the
> near future). Is removing the package from Squeeze and shipping the
> latest version through backports the only option I have?
> I'm unsure because the package itself works fine as long as noone uses a
> newer version on another system. Upstream also told me that they
> recommend to use the same version on every system. Is it feasible to
> expect the users of this package to deny upgrades on non-Debian systems?

I'm not convinced that this will work.  Sync is more or less autoupgraded
through the extension system on other platforms.  If it's still that much in
flux I guess we should rather not provide it in a stable release.

Kind regards,
Philipp Kern

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