Re: If some package have serious bug and fixed on unstable and testing release, how long it will be available on stable release?
On Fri, Jan 29, 2021 at 09:59:37AM +0800, Robbi Nespu wrote:
> I am curious something (as per title).
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So, your Subject as received by me, after I un-mangle it, reads something
If some package have serious bug and fixed on
unstable and testing release, how long it will be available on stable
The answer to this question is: however long it takes for the current
testing to become stable.
A fix to a bug in Debian 11 as testing will NEVER be backported into
Debian 10 as stable. A stable release is frozen in amber. It only
gets security fixes, or major bug fixes. Not general bug fixes.