[Pkg-mozext-maintainers] backporting webext-ublock-origin
apo at debian.org
Sat Sep 8 18:35:38 BST 2018
Am 08.09.2018 um 19:14 schrieb Sean Whitton:
> On Sat 08 Sep 2018 at 07:09PM +0200, Markus Koschany wrote:
>> Indeed backporting ublock-origin is straightforward. I can take care of
>> it but I wasn't sure whether we should upload to stretch-backports or
>> stretch. Perhaps we should ask the release team first, if they are ok
>> with it. To fix the issue in stable seems more natural to me than using
>> the stretch-backports option. I would do the same for https-everywhere too.
> Well, backports is certainly not inappropriate, because this is
> (arguably) adding new functionality rather than fixing a bug.
> I doubt that the release team consider browser addons important enough
> to justify a stable update, but ICBW.
Right, stretch-backports is certainly an option. However I read the
debian-backports mailing list and the backports team is usually not very
happy when people try to fix RC bugs with an upload to -backports.
I have just asked on #debian-release for some feedback and at the moment
it looks like a stretch-pu is ok. I will file a bug report soon and then
let's see how it turns out.
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