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Re: What can Debian do to provide complex applications to its users?




Vincent Bernat <bernat@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> Moreover, backports do not accept security patches. You can only push a
> version in testing (or unstable). Notably, if the version in testing is
> not easily backportable (because of new dependencies), you may wait
> quite some time before you get a security update.

Also not true. You can request an exception to this for your security
update, but you do need to communicate about this with the backports
team before uploading.

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Arto Jantunen