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Old 12-29-2008, 02:16 PM
Scott Kitterman
 
Default Selective backport support - was #1 Complaint about Ubuntu: Updates break things

On Mon, 29 Dec 2008 08:35:21 +0100 Martin Pitt <martin.pitt@ubuntu.com>
wrote:
>Alberto Milone [2008-12-20 10:29 +0100]:
>> This approach has at least one drawback though. Do we really want users
to
>> keep the backports enabled all the time? It would be nice if users had
an easy
>> way to tell Update Manager to update only binary graphics drivers from
the
>> backports as I'm convinced that many users want a stable environment
(i.e. no
>> other backported packages) with extended hardware support (e.g for the
latest
>> card models) or with increased performance or simply with bugfixes in
the
>> graphics driver.
>
>That's actually possible if you enable *-backports only for
>restricted, but not for main/universe.

We have a proposal for a more general solution on the table that I'd really
like to see people get behind:

https://blueprints.launchpad.net/intrepid-backports/+spec/selective-backport-support

Scott K

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