[pkg-wine-party] Wine and Debian-backports

Michael Gilbert mgilbert at debian.org
Wed Jul 11 22:29:58 UTC 2012

On Wed, Jul 11, 2012 at 6:10 PM, Hilko Bengen wrote:
> * Michael Gilbert:
>>> Hum... Like the "wine-unstable" package exist only in Sid and it's
>>> not recommended to create a backport from Sid, it will be difficult
>>> to backport the dev version of wine. There will not be the dev
>>> version in Testing, no ?
>> We missed having an rc-free wine-unstable package when the freeze hit,
>> so it will unfortunately not be in wheezy.
> Which in my opinion is not that big a problem. Without a chance of
> frequent to track upstream's changes, I don't see how wine-unstable
> would be useful to most users.

I see it as a "nice to have" type of thing.  1.5.6 does bring better
support for various applications; although it also gained
incompatibility with others.  So anyway, it would be a nice option to
leave up to the users' discretion.

Best wishes,

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