GIMP *final* release for Gutsy?

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at
Fri Nov 9 00:26:31 UTC 2007

On Thu, 08 Nov 2007 16:48:55 -0700 "Scott (angrykeyboarder)" 
<geekboy at> wrote:
>Gutsy shipped with a *non-final* release of The GIMP (2.4 RC3, to be
>In situations of this type (my) logic would dictate that Gutsy would be
>updated (gutsy-updates?) with the Final version soon after it's release
>(rather than leave users with an unfinished product in main).
>As this has not been the case, I requested a sync from Debian Sid (sid
>currently has GIMP 2.4.1).  My request was marked as a duplicate of the
>The initial response to that bug was "THank you for your bug report. I'm
>marking this as triaged."
>The bug was then quietly changed from "Triaged" to "Wishlist"(!).
>In my worst case scenario GIMP 2.4.x would eventually land in Gutsy
>backports.  In my best case scenario it would (more logically) land in
>main and in the next week.
>It seems this has become a "back burner bug".
>How might I get it back to the "front burner" and how might I get GIMP
>2.4.x to land in a Gutsy updates or backports place within,  say the
>next week?
>Please note:
>I'm not a developer.
>I'm not package maintainer.
>I'm just an ordinary user.
As a rule, developers aren't terribly impressed by version numbers.  What problem are you 
having that you think this would fix and that is severe enough to warrant a stable release 

Scott K

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