StableReleaseUpdates - swfdec0.5 & swfdec-mozilla
sistpoty at ubuntu.com
Fri Oct 26 19:29:38 BST 2007
Am Donnerstag 25 Oktober 2007 22:42:07 schrieb Stéphane LOEUILLET:
> [Bug 157211] SRU - Update from 0.5.1 to 0.5.3 swfdec0.5
> [Bug 157212] SRU - Update from 0.5.1 to 0.5.3 swfdec-mozilla
I guess you're confusing stable release updates with backports here. Stable
release updates are good to fix bugs present in the stable version, while
backports are good to provide newer versions of software to stable releases.
Hence a stable release update should be as minimal as possible, fixing only
the bug in question. Because of that, a new upstream version is usually not
accepted as a SRU.
> More than only updating the packages, I also clean-up debian dir a lot for
Same as above, cleanup work or anything not affecting a particular bug should
not get introduced in a stable release update.
For this reason, I've invalidated the aforementioned bug.
Now the big question: What can you do to provide a backport? (Sorry, don't
have any knowledge about the backports policy myself, but I'm sure someone
else on this list will know ;).
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