[pkg-wine-party] Bug#585409: Bug#585409: wine 1.2/1.3 on Debian: what's the blocker?

Stephen Kitt steve at sk2.org
Sun Nov 20 23:39:09 UTC 2011

On Sun, Nov 20, 2011 at 06:26:19PM -0500, Michael Gilbert wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 20, 2011 at 5:59 PM, Stephen Kitt wrote:
> > Unfortunately we're so far behind now that even with one release a day it
> > would take a month and a half to catch up (10 remaining 1.1.x versions, 7 1.2
> > release candidates, 4 1.2.x versions and 34 1.3.x versions), not counting
> > updating wine-gecko, and the effort involved seems enormous to me - at least
> > I don't have the time and energy for that.
> Couldn't this be greatly simplified if only the 1.2.x (stable)
> versions were uploaded?  I assume the plan is to release wheezy with
> one of the stable wine releases (either 1.2.x or 1.4.x if its ready in
> time); thus nothing really needs to be done with wine-unstable
> (especially since that is never going into a stable Debian release);
> let's just work on wine.

Yes, that makes sense to me. 1.2.x isn't much use for gaming on ATI
cards using the free drivers currently, but 1.4 should be out before



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