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Old 11-28-2007, 04:57 AM
"Gaurav Jain"
 
Default Need to update GhostScript package in the Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy)Repository

Thanks for the detailed explanation. I have logged a bug against GS and
sent the link to ubuntu-devel list.

Thanks,
Gaurav

> -----Original Message-----
> From: ubuntu-users-bounces@lists.ubuntu.com [mailto:ubuntu-users-
> bounces@lists.ubuntu.com] On Behalf Of Mario Vukelic
> Sent: Tuesday, November 27, 2007 12:11 PM
> To: Ubuntu user technical support,not for general discussions
> Subject: Re: Need to update GhostScript package in the Ubuntu 7.10
> (Gutsy)Repository
>
>
> On Tue, 2007-11-27 at 11:38 +0530, Gaurav Jain wrote:
> > What we would therefore request is to update the Ubuntu 7.10
> > repositories to include this release version instead of the
> > pre-release version.
> >
> > I don't know if this is the correct forum for this topic.
>
> Hi,
>
> this is the support mailing list for users and you are unlikely to
reach
> the developers here.
>
> If this update is deemed important enough by the distro maintainers,
> there is the possibility to make it available through the "update"
> repository. The best way to start a discussion about this is probably
by
> filing a bug on the ghostscript package [1] or adding to an existing
bug
> if it exists [2].
>
> If you'd like to discuss with the developers first, try IRC [3] or the
> developers mailing list [4], which lists "point of contact for
upstream
> developers to reach Ubuntu developers" as one of its purposes.
>
> If an update through the "update" repository is impossible, a
"backport"
> might be another option [5]
>
> [1] https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/+filebug
> [2] https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/+bugs?field.searchtext=ghostscript
> [3] #ubuntu-devel on irc.freenode.net, see
> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/InternetRelayChat#head-
> 729211ea4fb3c5b535d3d8a533dbc007c8dbce14
> [4] https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-devel
> [5] https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuBackports
>
> Props to Adobe for caring,
> Mario
>
>
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Old 11-28-2007, 05:32 PM
"Gaurav Jain"
 
Default Need to update GhostScript package in the Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy)Repository

Thanks for that link.

Gaurav

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Forest Bond [mailto:forest@alittletooquiet.net]
> Sent: Wednesday, November 28, 2007 11:19 PM
> To: Scott Kitterman; Gaurav Jain
> Cc: ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com
> Subject: Re: Need to update GhostScript package in the Ubuntu 7.10
> (Gutsy)Repository
>
> Hi,
>
> On Tue, Nov 27, 2007 at 08:45:25AM -0500, Scott Kitterman wrote:
> > On Tuesday 27 November 2007 01:08, Gaurav Jain wrote:
> >
> > > I don't know if this is the correct forum for this topic. Please
let
> me
> > > know if I need to contact someone else who looks at the package
> > > uploading for Ubuntu.
> >
> > Generally a bug report on Launchpad is the best way to do this.
>
> I think (correct me if I'm wrong) Gaurav is essentially requesting an
SRU.
>
> Gaurav, you probably want to read this, as it outlines the steps
necessary
> to
> get an updated package into 7.10:
>
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/StableReleaseUpdates
>
> -Forest
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