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

Thorsten Glaser t.glaser at tarent.de
Fri Nov 30 14:16:28 GMT 2018

On Fri, 30 Nov 2018, Pirate Praveen wrote:

> That is indeed the current definition. The question is about the
> possibility of changing that definition or finding other ways to

No. It’s there for good reasons, including stability.

> accommodate fast changing software like gitlab. Broadening the

Find a way to pick stable, slow changing versions of it
and improve their packaging in testing/unstable so you
can backport it.

Work with upstream towards that goal. Some upstreams are
receptive of stabilising certain versions in order to
get packaged.

If your upstreams aren’t, they’re probably not worth the
effort using the software.

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