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nvalcarcel at ubuntu.com
Fri Oct 3 18:47:24 BST 2008
On Fri, 2008-10-03 at 19:23 +0200, Stefan Potyra wrote:
> ok, what possible problems would both of you see with getting the
> version into -updates?
> Also, would you think that there are possible advantages of doing so?
An advantage would be that -updates is activated on most systems while
-backports not, so less people will receive the update.
Problem is that it will break somehow the versioning schema, almost all
packages in the -updates repository have the hardy revision + 0.X, while
this package will have + Y, which can be somehow confusing aswell as the
changelog entry, also it can break some updates and/or other packages
given the new versioning, other than that is a matter of testing and
checking if it won't break anything and all the normal Q&A process.
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