breezy "backports" ?

John Dong john.dong at
Mon Aug 29 13:33:55 CDT 2005

On Monday 29 August 2005 01:45 pm, sjoeboo at wrote:
> I just joined the lsit so forgive me if this has been asked/answered
> already...
> is tehre being any work done for breezy "backports"? i say "backports"
> because its not so much backports, as it is teh extras i am concerned
> with, since breezy is so current there is nothing really to "backport".
Not yet... Generally we start when a final RC or release comes out. Before 
that, ABI is subject to change and all that good stuff.
> By extras i mean things like w32codecs, libdvdcss2 etc. thigns not in
> uni/multiverse/restriced, but only found in "horay-extras" or some other
> 3rd party like mallirat(i don't like 3rd party repos still).
Yeah, that's perfectly understandable. As I said, not until Breezy gets close 
to release.
> I would be more than willing to help out with packaging things such as
> these if help is needed, however, i would need a little guidance, because
> though i am far from "new" when i come to linux, i am when it comes to
> packaging and the like.
> thanks. keep up the awsome work.
> matthew nicholson
> sjoeboo at

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