Censorship and old less

Colin Law clanlaw at gmail.com
Sun Nov 11 20:25:00 UTC 2018


On Sun, 11 Nov 2018 at 20:19, Colin Watson <cjwatson at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>
> On Sun, Nov 11, 2018 at 01:40:22PM +0000, Colin Law wrote:
> > To bring this back somewhat to the topic, is there a good reason why
> > an old version of less is shipped (even with 18.10).
>
> Because the Debian maintainer apparently hasn't got round to it yet
> (https://bugs.debian.org/892879, though perhaps concerns about
> https://bugs.debian.org/906261 are slowing things down), and nobody in
> Ubuntu has felt it important enough to diverge from Debian.  I don't
> think there's anything more significant than that going on.

OK, thanks.

Colin

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