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Re: Advantages of Debian "backports" over "testing"?

Hi Martin,

On Thu, Dec 08, 2016 at 01:06:55PM +0200, Martin T wrote:
> is it a good practice to prefer latest versions from
> backports(jessie-backports) by default while using stable(jessie)
> distribution?


> Or is it a better practice to cherry-pick packages from "jessie-backports"?

Personally I only ever cherry-pick from backports because there is
normally a specific package I want, and I don't want the behaviour
of the entire rest of my system to potentially change.


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