Am Donnerstag, 24. Juli 2008 13:47:17 schrieb Christian Ohm:
> On Thursday, 24 July 2008 at  2:00, Giel van Schijndel wrote:
> > either we decide that we do want our current state of 2.1 to be included
>                                    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> I think that is the problem. If 2.1 is included in stable now, it will
> stay at the version included at freeze time, whatever that will be (if I
> remember the policy correctly). There is debian-volatile for
> fast-changing packages, though the descriptions only talks about things
> like virus scanners or spam filters, I don't know if games are accepted
> there, and I don't know how many people know about it (possibly even
> less than backports).
> So is whatever will be available at freeze time suitable to be included
> in a stable distribution for over a year?
I assumed just the 2.1 part would be fixed, but 2.1.x bugfix releases would 
still go into future releases of Lenny and onto the update-servers?

> > in Debian's next stable release, or we decide that we don't want that to
> > happen. As long as that decision is an active one, I can live with both.
> Well, if it can be updated (which I doubt, but I could be wrong), then
> I'm ok with including it, but if it cannot, then backports sounds like
> the better plan to me.


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