[Build-common-hackers] Bug#695367: Bug#695367: Bug#695367: [cdbs] Please, backport the fix to wheezy.

Jonas Smedegaard dr at jones.dk
Mon Jun 17 09:20:13 UTC 2013

Quoting Petr Gajdůšek (2013-06-17 04:50:07)
> Ne 16. červen 2013, 02:46:08 CEST
> Jonas Smedegaard <dr at jones.dk> napsal:
> > I fail to see how the relevancy of such fix for Wheezy.  Yes, I do 
> > see the relevancy for a backporting by a strict rule only allowing 
> > to contaminate the final system, not contaminate the 
> > build-environment with other backported build-dependencies - but 
> > such stric rule is then evidently not helping you in situations like 
> > this.  So relax that rule and backport CDBS - should be seemlessly 
> > backportable even to oldstable.
> Hi Jonas,
> thanks for quick reply. 
> I actually use the (privately) backported version, but I thought if 
> the fix will go to stable, version uploaded to backports will 
> complicate things.
> Thanks for clarification, I will push the backport to 
> wheezy-backports. Note I am not the DD nor DM, and I do not use cdbs 
> much, but I will try to track changes and update backports as needed.

There are the general concept of backporting, and there is the specific 
project http://backports.debian.org/ .

In my previous response I was talking about backporting in general.

I am not sure which you are talking about - seems it is a mix (because 
backports.d.o only allows contributions from Debian members).

 - Jonas

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