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Old 04-11-2009, 04:52 AM   #1
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What is backports?


Backports are not only drivers?
And why backports are disabled by default?

Also:
What are debug backports, and may I install them - will they work?

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Old 04-11-2009, 05:03 AM   #2
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Backporting is the action of taking a certain software modification (patch) and applying it to an older version of the software than it was initially created for. It is part of the maintenance step in a software development process.
Debian,Ubuntu,Red Hat.

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