MATE for wheezy-bpo

Mike Gabriel mike.gabriel at
Sun May 11 20:34:59 UTC 2014

Dear bpo-ftpmasters,

On  Mi 30 Apr 2014 14:43:09 CEST, Mike Gabriel wrote:

> Hi all,
> I will start providing MATE packages in Debian wheezy-backports  
> today. Currently, we have around 40 source packages that  
> subsequently need to enter Debian wheezy-bpo. Not all of them are in  
> testing, yet, but quite a lot already.
> @pkg-mate-team: Packages that have pending changes in our packaging  
> .git projects, I will re-upload with an incremented revision number,  
> even if the change is really minor. So don't be surprised about that.
> On the way, we may encounter some other non-MATE dependencies that  
> might need a backported package to wheezy. Once I have figured out  
> the required co-dependencies, I will contact the maintainer of that  
> package and offer maintaining a wheezy-bpo version of that package.
> The staging repository will be hosted at Kiel University and may be  
> used by interested testers (not much there, yet):
> """
> deb  
> wheezy-backports-test main
> """
> Regards,
> Mike

I have started uploading the first MATE packages to wheezy-bpo. Please  
let them hover in NEW until I ping you. I'd like them being processed  
in a short period of time after all of them have been uploaded.


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