Bug#968808: lightdm: Please package new upstream release (1.30.0)
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On Fri, 2020-08-21 at 09:29 -0400, Boyuan Yang wrote:
> It seems that Debian's lightdm is stuck in v1.26. According to lightdm
> upstream at https://github.com/canonical/lightdm/releases , the new
> v1.30.0 has been available since 2019. Please package the new release.
That's because 1.26 is a long term support version, supported until 2023 (
other versions have short support (1.30 support has supposedly ended in
> According to
> https://sources.debian.org/src/lightdm/1.26.0-7/debian/watch/ , the
> debian/watch file explicitly embedded the 1.26 string in the version
> string, which doesn't make much sense. Please fix this version watching
> scheme as well. I believe it is not Debian's intention to only monitor
> the 1.26.x series.
Yes it is, actually (because of the above). We'll switch to the next long time
support series when it's released.
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