Vincent Bernat <ber...@debian.org> writes: > Moreover, backports do not accept security patches. You can only push a > version in testing (or unstable). Notably, if the version in testing is > not easily backportable (because of new dependencies), you may wait > quite some time before you get a security update.
Also not true. You can request an exception to this for your security update, but you do need to communicate about this with the backports team before uploading. -- Arto Jantunen