On Wed, Oct 12, 2016 at 03:10:47PM +0200, Andreas Glaeser wrote:
> If I am getting things correctly, the backported version is identical with 
> the one in
> Stretch/testing, so the same bug would be there, it migrated there in fact 
> from unstable

In this case, yes..

Other bugs can be only appearing on backports.

And no, it is not identical. If it was there was no need for a backport. It's a 
(with changed dependencies and any adaptions needed) to work in stable.
(And it's from testing, not unstable.)

> and if nobody complains or otherwise nobody feels responsible to react to the 
> report, it
> will inevitably migrate to stable.

Yes, the testing version. Not *-backports. And that only on the next release.
-backports is not a staging ground for updates in "real" stable. It's separate.

> > > there appeared a new version of the LibreOffice suite from Backports 
> > > today.
> > > LibreOffice-Draw fails to compress multipage-PDFs, it just makes a copy 
> > > of the
> > > original document, regardless of the quality- and other settings.
> > > I use this function quite frequently, so I can tell, the problem appeared 
> > > _today_.  
> > 
> > So between 5.1.5 and 5.2.2. Very helpful. Another reason why bug reporting
> > should be done on sid, so one knows what happens when, not only when the
> > thing is (supposedly) stable enough to get into backports.
> > 
> Sorry, I am not using unstable, I never have in fact, I think the version in 
> testing is
> usually new enough, except, there is currently a freeze-phase on the 
> testing-branch.

No, there isn't a freeze yet in testing. That only starts in some time. If 
there was,
5.2.2 would not have migrated there in the first place and thus there wouldn't 
be a backport
of 5.2.2 anyways.

> > Anyway: When looking in LOs Bugzilla I see
> > https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=101563
> > (do you use linked images?)
> > and
> > https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=99303
> > (which isn't very useful.)
> > 
> > based on theupstream reports I set the version accordingly to a existing
> > version. (And tag it moreinfo.)
> > 
> Was this enough info or not??

No, since you didn't answer any question here. E.g. the question in the cited
part above.



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