Why is Eclipse so old?

Paul Smith paul at mad-scientist.net
Wed Dec 30 21:05:05 UTC 2015

On Tue, 2015-12-29 at 15:52 -0600, Simon Quigley wrote:
> It seems like this is an upstream issue: 
> https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/eclipse
> So if you feel inclined, contact the maintainers of the upstream
> Eclipse version and once they package the new version, it will filter
> down into Xenial after a week or two, and from there it can be
> backported, unless you feel like waiting to upgrade to Xenial.

By "maintainers of the upstream Eclipse version" here do you mean
Debian?  Not the Eclipse Foundation?

So, this bug: https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=714967

thanks for replying...

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