[Python-apps-team] cython for jessie-backports

Yaroslav Halchenko debian at onerussian.com
Tue Oct 13 12:56:33 UTC 2015

On Mon, 12 Oct 2015, Afif Elghraoui wrote:
> > well, given that backport's priority iirc is lower that stock jessie,
> > maybe it wouldn't hurt as badly

> I believe you're correct, but why should it hurt at all? If those
> packages specify cython << 0.23 in d/control during backporting,
> shouldn't they get jessie's cython rather than jessie-backports'
> regardless of default priorities?

my concern was about packages which natively exist in jessie.  The do
not specify cython << (how could they know?).

>  I think a cython backport would also be useful for users on stable who
> may need to build other software.

> What do you say?

I am giving blessing for someone to prep "proper" backport upload of
cython to jessie ;)

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