MATE for wheezy-bpo

Mike Gabriel mike.gabriel at
Mon May 12 06:58:03 UTC 2014

On  So 11 Mai 2014 22:37:27 CEST, Alexander Wirt wrote:

> 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.

Ok. Will hold back with further uploads till the rest of the packages  
has hit Debian testing.


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