MATE for wheezy-bpo

Alexander Wirt formorer at
Sun May 11 20:37:27 UTC 2014

On Sun, 11 May 2014, Mike Gabriel wrote:

> 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.
and you expect us to check every package if it belongs to mate? Please upload
them all when you are ready.


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