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Re: Auto-update for sid? Auto-backport?

Wouter Verhelst writes ("Re: Auto-update for sid? Auto-backport?"):
> On Thu, Nov 16, 2017 at 04:41:18PM +0100, Andreas Tille wrote:
> > I think Steffen's point was that all the hideousness you are talking
> > about was solved in version a.b.c of the software and if version
> > a.b.(c+1) builds and passes our test suite it will most probably not
> > have changed.
> I think this is a safe assumption provided that upstream has
> committed to using semver.org.

In general, it depends on an assessment of upstream's practices for
managing stable release series.  The Debian maintainer is often in a
good position to make that assessment.


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