[Mageia-dev] Backports Summary

Samuel Verschelde stormi at laposte.net
Wed Jun 27 12:30:33 CEST 2012

Le mercredi 27 juin 2012 11:06:49 Sander Lepik a écrit :
> 27.06.2012 10:56, andre999 kirjutas:
> > Or we could say "partially supported", or "low-priority support".
> > Since the support is more than just testing.
> How is it more than testing? QA will test if the package installs w/o
> conflicts + will check that it at least starts. But that's about it. No
> deeper testing like with Firefox or with LibreOffice.

It should be obvious : support is not just testing, it's also commitment from 
the packager to fix future bugs and security issues. Don't you see the 
difference ?

> > Nominally, it is almost as much as regular packages, but with a lower
> > priority.
> Regular packages get updates in special repo. Backports won't - so can't
> agree here either. :)

An update for an update is in the same media as the previous update. Same as 
backports. Thomas is right.

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