On Wed, 3 Jul 2019 at 12:46, Thierry <sage-googlesu...@lma.metelu.net>

> On Wed, Jul 03, 2019 at 11:27:47AM +0100, Dima Pasechnik wrote:
> > well, perhaps Debian people can comment. We had a great rush with 8.7
> > to meet a Debian deadline, it's be a pity if it was not really useful.
> It was useful: according to [1] buster will ship 8.6, but it is like 8.7
> since they ship a version that is compatible with gap 4.10 and numpy
> 1.16 which were the reasons for the 8.7 rush (see [2]). So the current
> situation is not so bad. But unless they have plans (and workforce) to
> maintain Sage in buster-backports, it will become as obsolete as 7.4 of
> stretch with time.

Apologies I mentioned 7.4 earlier, which is of course Debian 9 stretch
not Debian 10 buster. Indeed comments above are correct.
Still, updated binaries are definitely useful to me.


> Ciao,
> Thierry
> [1]
> https://packages.debian.org/cgi-bin/search_packages.pl?keywords=sagemath&searchon=names&subword=1&version=all&release=all
> [2]
> https://groups.google.com/forum/#!msg/sage-devel/ztLmB2xWFig/kWk7LGycCQAJ

  /V\     Jan Groenewald
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