Re: how to deal with widely used packages unsuitable for stable (was Re: [Git][security-tracker-team/security-tracker][master] Add radare2 to dla-needed.txt with comments.)
Isn't this the sort of problem that things like flatpack or snap were created for?
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On 29/08/19 6:47 pm, Paul Gevers wrote:
> On 29-08-2019 14:28, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
>> (Note: email@example.com is not a valid email, dropped)
>> On Thu, 29 Aug 2019, Holger Levsen wrote:
>>>> In general, we (Debian) don't have a good answer to this
>>>> problem and virtualbox is clearly a bad precedent. We really
>>>> need to find a solution to this in concertation with the
>>>> release managers.
>>> so I've added them to this thread.
>>> youtube-dl is in the same boat...
> Wasn't Pirate already working on a solution? How is that faring? I
> know it doesn't have all the properties you are seeking, but ...
Yes, the http://fasttrack.debian.net/ is started for handling similar
issue. Last time I checked the work is almost done and will be
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