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
No, there isn't a freeze yet in testing. That only starts in some time. If
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