[Mageia-dev] Backports policy clarification (and discussion)

andre999 andre999mga at laposte.net
Sun Jun 10 08:47:22 CEST 2012

Angelo Naselli a écrit :
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> Il 09/06/2012 20:38, Sander Lepik ha scritto:
>> I see backports as the way to get some new stuff from cauldron
>> before cauldron is fully stable. There is no point to backport from
>> cauldron to n-2 (mga1 at the moment). If the user wants so much
>> newer stuff s/he better upgrade to latest stable.
> There could be no point now -and maybe for you-, but it could be in
> future or for sombody who does not want to update to mga2 yet (kmail2,
> akonadi, kwallet issues) and want to get some leaf packages for his/her
> needs (firefox, mondevelop, ...).
> If we allow bp, and i'm in favor of that, we must consider all the
> possible cases, and must be able to upgrade to next mgaX without
> issues due to bp imho.


> Angelo

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