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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.)

On Fri, Aug 30, 2019 at 09:17:32AM +0200, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> Hi,
> On Fri, 30 Aug 2019, Pirate Praveen wrote:
> > Fast Track repo works exactly like current backports except the packages
> > are added from unstable (or experimental during transitions and freeze)
> > as they cannot go to testing and hence to current backports.
> > 
> > As Paul noted earlier, backports team is not interested to change
> > current backports criteria.
> Can you point us the discussion where this got refused?
> Honestly I don't like the idea of using an external service.

Let's just see how it works out? backports also started as an external service
and was eventually moved under debian.org infrastructure.


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