Sent: Thursday, 1 March 2007 3:16 p.m.
To: Lesley Walker
Subject: Re: [Pkg-db-devel] Db4.2 patch query
> Thanks for the quick answer!
> Are you planning to incorporate the later ones at some stage?
As far as I am aware, there are no firm plans either way. Chances of
them getting into sarge are infinitesimal. For etch, there is a
possibility, at the discretion of the release managers, assuming
release-critical bugs are filed. For lenny, we will either drop db4.2
entirely or apply the patches.
Please file bugs regarding the deficiencies that would be corrected
by the application of the missing patches, if you wish to facilitate
If you are unfamiliar with the bug reporting process, see
If you have a use case which exposes the data loss corrected by
the patch, list it and set the severity according to
Hope this helps.