Getting new packages into Ubuntu

Micah Gersten micahg at
Mon Oct 10 19:52:58 UTC 2011

On 10/10/2011 02:24 PM, Stefano Rivera wrote:
> Hi Sebastien (2011.10.10_20:34:48_+0200)
>> Well you would perhaps have run into some issues where you need upgrades
>> or fixes to the "platform" side and looked at the "main" archive to get
>> those solved? Or you would have just contributed to extras and reach
>> users which is a valid contributions as well...
> In fact I did (python-configobj), and now maintain that library in
> Debian. But I'm expecting that the ARB solution to that problem would be
> to bundle the newer library version. Otherwise, would we be expecting
> ARB to sort out the dependencies as SRUs?
> SR
I thought ARB was supposed to be lightweight apps, why would these
require (or even be allowed) to include library dependencies?


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