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Re: Releasing 1.0.10, 1.1.5, 1.2.4 and 1.3.3

From: Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-04-05 21:53:07 CEST

On 4/5/07, Justin Erenkrantz <justin@erenkrantz.com> wrote:
> On 4/5/07, Erik Huelsmann <ehuels@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Sure. But asking is free isn't it? I think 1.4.4 and 1.1.5 are the
> > important ones though. 1.4.4 needs no explanation and 1.1.x is still
> > widely in use on Debian derived sysytems (1.1.4 is in Sarge).
> Why do you think the Debian maintainers can't apply a patch?

I don't think that.

> The point is that us producing anything other than 1.4.x release is
> silly as we don't recommend anyone using anything older - if a
> particular distro uses 1.1.x or whatever, then it's the distro
> maintainers responsibility to apply a patch - not us. -- justin

I think 'only' publishing a patch for this problem sends the wrong
signal: 'oh, and if you'd like to, you can apply this patch, but hey,
it's not important, we didn't bother to create a release for it, after

Just my position, looking at it from the downstream side...



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