why is Ardour pretty outdated in stable and not in testing?
rosea.grammostola at gmail.com
Sun Mar 29 10:41:42 UTC 2009
Free Ekanayaka wrote:
> Hi Vincent,
> |--==> On Wed, 25 Mar 2009 14:31:38 +0100, Vincent Danjean <vdanjean.ml at free.fr> said:
> VD> Grammostola Rosea wrote:
> >>I read this on the Debian multimedia mailinglist:
> >>>Unfortunately lenny was already freezed by that time, and although
> >>>both of the above updates were really safe (IMO) and despite all the
> >>>efforts I and especially Reinhard put into convincing the release
> >>>managers, we are unable to convince them to accept the updates in
> >>>I personally felt very disappointed by all this, especially
> >>>considering that lenny got out *2* months later.
> >>Please some reactions on this issue and I hope it can be solved! Would
> >>be great! :)
> VD> IMHO, the best thing to do in these cases is to prepare lenny backports of
> VD> the packages...
> VD> It is not as good as if the packages were in lenny, but it allows lenny users
> VD> to easily install the packages without switching to testing or waiting for
> VD> the next release.
> A backport for Lenny is available in the 64 Studio repositories, see:
But that doesn't really solve the problem imo. The problem is solved
when Ardour in unstable hit testing and then stable after a while. Now
it seems to be stuck in unstable...
Also the backport is an 64studio repo, people expect Lenny backports to
be in the Lenny backports...
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