not able to install FR 3.0.16+git in (pure) Debian 9

Xavier Maysonnave x.maysonnave at
Fri Sep 8 18:04:55 CEST 2017

I agree.

On 8 Sep 2017 8:55 p.m., "Martin Pauly" <pauly at> wrote:

> And missing lots of other fixes, documentation updates, etc.
> IMO, there one good idea in the Debian approach:
> Treat security fixes sperately from any functional changes.
> No matter what improvements a new version brings, you almost
> always want to have a stable, secure environment you can build
> your next enhancement on. E.g. Debian packaging was broken at least
> twice in the FR 3.0.x series. I don't complain about that at all,
> but having an intermediate, (security-)bugfix-only release would
> give all the production sites out there a very clear and simple
> path to *quickly* cope with security issues.
> Just a suggestion, though, and surely not a new idea.
> Cheers, Martin
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