Any planned change on backports policy?
mdz at ubuntu.com
Wed Jun 1 00:54:05 CDT 2005
On Wed, Jun 01, 2005 at 06:17:00AM +0100, Martin Alderson wrote:
> On 6/1/05, Matt Zimmerman <mdz at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> > On Wed, Jun 01, 2005 at 05:08:42AM +0100, Martin Alderson wrote:
> > > Is there any thought on changing the current policy on updating software on
> > > old releases?
> > As synchronicity would have it, there is a meeting scheduled for tomorrow,
> > at 1930 UTC, to discuss exactly this issue, and what can be done to address
> > it.
> > I can say right now, though, that the solution is not going to be to update
> > the stable releases to newer versions of applications, but more likely to
> > find a way to provide updated packages for users who want them (without
> > obsoleting the old version).
> > The situation is not as simple as it might appear, though, and there will be
> > much to discuss.
> Cool. Is this meeting going to be public?
I am not aware of any Ubuntu meeting which has not been open to the public.
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