Control: tags -1 + moreinfo

On Tue, 2017-07-18 at 12:07 +0200, Bernhard Schmidt wrote:
> I'm looking for an indication whether something like this would be acceptable
> for a stable release. If it might be acceptable I would come back with a 
> proper debdiff for approval. A fellow DD has recently asked on the pkg-ntp
> mailinglist about this.
> sntp is the proper NTP client tool bundled with ntp sources, replacing
> ntpdate. It was accidentally included in jessie due to an upstream 
> build-system
> screwup, fixed shortly after, not reenabled in time for Stretch but now built
> in Buster. This makes Stretch having a regression over Jessie by not shipping
> sntp.
> I have added it in a seperate binary package in Buster. I think this will not
> be possible for Stretch, so I would like to add it to the ntp binary package 
> as
> it has been the case with Jessie. The proper breaks/replaces for going to
> Buster should be already in place, but I'll test the upgrade paths before
> submission.

That sounds plausible, yes. As with any p-u request we'd need to see a
tested debdiff before a final ack, hence tagging moreinfo for now.



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