[DRE-maint] Bug#915050: (gitlab) Re: Bug#915050: Keep out of testing

Pirate Praveen praveen at onenetbeyond.org
Fri Nov 30 14:09:20 GMT 2018

On 2018, നവംബർ 30 5:14:20 PM IST, Thorsten Glaser <t.glaser at tarent.de> wrote:
>On Fri, 30 Nov 2018, Pirate Praveen wrote:
>> How about allowing gitlab to be backported directly from unstable?
>Backports are *always* from testing because a backport is
>supposed to be replaced by the regular stable version of
>the subsequent release. 

That is indeed the current definition. The question is about the possibility of changing that definition or finding other ways to accommodate fast changing software like gitlab. Broadening the definition of backports is one possible option I see. Another option could be to have personal package archive for gitlab.
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